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Schiff reagent

or Schiff's reagent

[shif]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. a solution of rosaniline and sulfurous acid in water, used to test for the presence of aldehydes.

Origin of Schiff reagent

1895–1900; named after Hugo Schiff, 1834–1915, German chemist
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Schiff's reagent

(shĭfs)
n.
  1. A solution of rosaniline and sulfurous acid used to test for aldehydes.
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