Benedict-s-solution meaning

bĕnĭ-dĭkts
A solution of sodium citrate, sodium carbonate, and copper sulfate that changes from blue to yellow or red in the presence of reducing sugars, such as glucose.
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A solution of sodium citrate, sodium carbonate, and copper sulfate that changes from blue to yellow or red in the presence of reducing sugars, such as glucose.
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(chemistry) A solution of sodium citrate, sodium carbonate and copper sulphate whose colour changes from blue to yellow or red in the presence of reducing sugars such as glucose.
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Origin of benedict-s-solution

  • After Stanley Rossiter Benedict (1884–1936), American chemist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition