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Schiff reagent

or Schiff's reagent

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