Origin of Fehling's solutionafter H. von Fehling (1811-85), German chemist
Fehling's solutionFeh·ling's solution
Origin of Fehling's solutionAfter Hermann von Fehling (1812-1885), German chemist
(plural Fehling's solutions)
- (chemistry) an alkaline solution of copper sulphate which changes from blue to red in the presence of an aldehyde or a reducing sugar
From Hermann von Fehling, German chemist.