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reagent

 [re-a´jent]
a substance used to produce a chemical reaction so as to detect, measure, or produce other substances.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

re·a·gent

(rē-ā'jĕnt),
Any substance added to a solution of another substance to participate in a chemical reaction.
[Mod. L. reagens]
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reagent

Lab medicine A substance or material used in a reaction to detect or measure substances of interest; reagents are integral and standardized participants in reactions or detection methods–eg, GLC, HPLC, GC-MS. See Lot-analyzed reagent, Maximum impurities reagent, Raichem®cholesterol rapid liquid reagent.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

re·a·gent

(rē-ā'jĕnt)
Any substance added to a solution of another substance to participate in a chemical reaction.
[Mod. L. reagens]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

re·a·gent

(rē-ā'jĕnt)
Any substance added to a solution of another substance to participate in a chemical reaction.
[Mod. L. reagens]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The third approach is based on different optical characteristics or different rates of formation of colored complexes of Fe(II) and Fe(III) with some organic reagents, for example, gallic acid [12] or Tiron [13].
Organic reagents are used in the combination of various methods of separation and determination of Fe(II) and Fe(III).
It is simple and feasible to affect growth by using organic reagents. Crystals show inhomogeneous nucleation when affected by impurities during nucleation process and growth.
SrCrO4 crystals with different morphologies have been successfully prepared according to the cooperative effect between organic membranes and organic reagents. The shapes of the crystals were well controlled; therein most of the morphologies of the products are reported for the first time.