benedict's test


benedict's test
\\ˈbenəˌdik(t)s-\ noun
Usage: usually capitalized B
Etymology: after Stanley R. Benedict died 1936 American physiological chemist
: a test for the presence of a reducing sugar in a solution (as urine) made by heating with a complex reagent containing sodium carbonate and citrate and copper sulfate, a colored precipitate being indicative of the presence of a reducing sugar

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