or Schiff's reagent
[ shif ]
/ ʃɪf /
a solution of rosaniline and sulfurous acid in water, used to test for the presence of aldehydes.
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Origin of Schiff reagent
1895–1900; named after Hugo Schiff, 1834–1915, German chemist
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Medicine definitions for schiff's reagent
[ shĭfs ]
A solution of rosaniline and sulfurous acid used to test for aldehydes.
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