an obsolete test for arsenic; hydrogen is generated in a test tube containing the suspected fluid; the fluid is heated and a piece of filter paper moistened with silver nitrate solution is held over the top; if arsenic is present, the moistened paper is blackened.
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Fleitmann,Theodore, 19th century German chemist.
Fleitmann test - a test for arsenic.
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