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biuret test

noun

medical Definition of biuret test

: a test especially for the presence and concentration of proteins in a sample using the biuret reaction
  • The biuret test for protein was developed in 1833. Today, numerous analyses are available on urine and plasma that provide further information for evaluating proteinuria.
  • —Leland B. Baskin and Rebecca M. HsuMedical Laboratory ObserverNovember 1999

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