Benedict's solution(redirected from Benedicts reagent)
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a chemical solution used to determine the presence of glucose and other reducing substances in the urine.
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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. Also called Benedict's reagent.
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