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nesslerize

transitive verb ness·ler·ize
variants: also British nesslerise play \ˈnes-lə-ˌrīz\

medical Definition of nesslerize

nesslerized also British nesslerised; nesslerizing also British nesslerising
:to treat or test with Nessler's reagent

nesslerization

also British nesslerisation play \ˌnes-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Biographical Note for nesslerize

  • Nessler play \ˈnes-lər\, 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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