Reichert-Meissl number

noun
Rei·​chert-Meissl num·​ber | \ ˈrī-kərt-ˈmī-səl-ˌnəm-bər \

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

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