murexide test

noun

Medical Definition of murexide test

: a reaction giving rise to murexide when uric acid or a related compound is heated with nitric acid and the product is treated with ammonia

called also murexide reaction

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“Murexide test.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/murexide%20test. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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