schiffs re-agents

Schiff reagent

noun Chemistry.
a solution of rosaniline and sulfurous acid in water, used to test for the presence of aldehydes.
Also, Schiff's reagent.

1895–1900; named after Hugo Schiff, 1834–1915, German chemist Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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