Molisch test

noun
Mo·​lisch test | \ ˈmō-lish- How to pronounce Molisch test (audio) \

Medical Definition of Molisch test

: a test for carbohydrate (as sugar) in which a reddish violet color is formed by reaction with alpha-naphthol in the presence of concentrated sulfuric acid

called also Molisch reaction

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