Fehling's solution



An aqueous solution of copper sulfate, sodium hydroxide, and potassium sodium tartrate used to test for the presence of sugars and aldehydes in a substance, such as urine.

Nearby words

  1. function shift,
  2. function space,
  3. function word,
  4. functionable,
  5. functional,
  6. functional analysis,
  7. functional anatomy,
  8. functional blindness,
  9. functional calculus,
  10. functional change

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