Benedict solution test


Benedict solution test
Ben·e·dict solution, test (benґə-dikt) [Stanley Rossiter Benedict, American physiological chemist, 1884–1936] see under solution and test.

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  • Benedict's test — Ben·e·dict s test .dik(t)s n a test for the presence of a reducing sugar (as in urine) by heating the solution to be tested with Benedict s solution which yields a red, yellow, or orange precipitate upon warming with a reducing sugar (as glucose… …   Medical dictionary

  • Benedict's test — a test for the presence of sugar in urine or other liquids. A few drops of the test solution are added to Benedict s solution, prepared from sodium or potassium citrate, sodium carbonate, and copper sulphate. The mixture is boiled and shaken for… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • 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 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Проба Бенедикта (Benedict'S Test) — анализ, с помощью которого выявляется наличие сахара в моче или других жидкостях человеческого организма. К нескольким каплям испытуемого раствора добавляется раствор Бенедикта (Benedict s solution), приготовленный из цитрата натрия или калия,… …   Медицинские термины

  • Benedict's reagent — (also called Benedict s solution or Benedict s test) is a chemical reagent named after an American chemist, Stanley Rossiter Benedict.cite journal author = Benedict, S. R. title = A Reagent For the Detection of Reducing Sugars journal = J. Biol.… …   Wikipedia

  • Benedict'stest — Benedict s test n. A laboratory test using Benedict s solution to detect sugar in a sample. * * * …   Universalium

  • test — 1. To prove; to try a substance; to determine the chemical nature of a substance by means of reagents. 2. A method of examination, as to determine the presence or absence of a definite disease or of some substance in any of the fluids, tissues,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Benedict's solution — Ben·e·dict s solution ben ə .dik(t)(s) n a blue solution that contains sodium carbonate, sodium citrate, and copper sulfate CuSO4 and is used to test for reducing sugars in Benedict s test Ben·e·dict ben ə .dikt Stanley Rossiter (1884 1936)… …   Medical dictionary

  • solution — 1. The incorporation of a solid, a liquid, or a gas in a liquid or noncrystalline solid resulting in a homogeneous single phase. See dispersion, suspension. 2. Generally, an aqueous s. of a nonvolatile substance. 3 …   Medical dictionary

  • Benedict — Stanley R., U.S. chemist, 1884–1936. See B. solution, B. test for glucose, B. Hopkins Cole reagent. Francis G., U.S. metabolist, 1870–1957. See B. Roth apparatus, B. Roth calorimeter. Moritz, Austrian physician, 1835–1920. See B. syndrome. * * *… …   Medical dictionary