Reichert-Meissl number

noun
Rei·​chert-Meissl num·​ber | \ ˈrī-kərt-ˈmī-səl-ˌnəm-bər How to pronounce Reichert-Meissl number (audio) \

Medical Definition of Reichert-Meissl number

: a Reichert value expressed as the milliliters of tenth-normal alkali required to neutralize the acids obtained from five grams of fat by a specified method of saponification and distillation

called also Reichert-Meissl value

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“Reichert-Meissl number.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Reichert-Meissl%20number. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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