Fehling-s-solution meaning

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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.
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A blue solution of copper sulfate, Rochelle salt, and sodium hydroxide, used to test for the presence of a sugar, aldehyde, etc.
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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.
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(chemistry) An alkaline solution of copper sulphate which changes from blue to red in the presence of an aldehyde or a reducing sugar.
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Origin of fehling-s-solution

After Hermann von Fehling (1812–1885), German chemist