a test for bile; a precipitate is obtained by agitation of peritoneal fluid with chloroform, a solution of barium chloride, and hydrochloric acid; the precipitate is removed, and the addition of a drop or two of sulfuric acid will produce a play of color if bile pigments are present.
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Jolles,Adolf, Austrian chemist, 1863-1944.
Jolles test - a test for bile.
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