ferric chloride test

n.

A test for phenylketonuria in which ferric chloride is added to urine and turns the urine blue-green when phenylketonuria is present.

Nearby words

  1. ferri-,
  2. ferriage,
  3. ferric,
  4. ferric ammonium oxalate,
  5. ferric chloride,
  6. ferric oxide,
  7. ferric sodium oxalate,
  8. ferricyanic acid,
  9. ferricyanide,
  10. ferrier


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