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Schiff reagent

[shif] /ʃɪf/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a solution of rosaniline and sulfurous acid in water, used to test for the presence of aldehydes.
Also, Schiff's reagent.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; named after Hugo Schiff, 1834-1915, German chemist
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Schiff's reagent (shĭfs)
n.
A solution of rosaniline and sulfurous acid used to test for aldehydes.

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