Medical Dictionary

nesslerize

transitive verb ness·ler·ize
variants: also British

nesslerise

\ˈnes-lə-ˌrīz\play

Medical Definition of nesslerize

nesslerized

also British

nesslerised

;

nesslerizing

also British

nesslerising

  1. :  to treat or test with Nessler's reagent

nesslerization

also British

nesslerisation

\ˌnes-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən\play noun

Biographical Note for nesslerize

Nessler

\ˈnes-lər\play ,

Julius

(1827–1905), German agricultural chemist. Nessler developed his test reagent for ammonia in 1856. He was also an authority on wine growing.


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