Benedict’s solution Benedict’s reagent

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I. noun [ mass noun]

1. a chemical solution that changes colour in the presence of glucose and other reducing sugars, used in clinical urine tests for diabetes. It is a mixture of sodium or potassium citrate, sodium carbonate, and copper sulphate.
– origin named after Stanley R. Benedict (1884–1936), American chemist.

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