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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.

re·a·gent

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

reagent

/re·a·gent/ (re-a´jent) a substance used to produce a chemical reaction so as to detect, measure, produce, etc., other substances.

reagent

[rē·ā′jənt]
Etymology: L, re, again, agere, to act
a chemical substance known to react in a specific way. A reagent is used to detect or synthesize another substance in a chemical reaction. Examples include Benedict's reagent, used to test for glucose, and Biuret reagent, used to test for protein.
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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.

re·a·gent

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

reagent,

n a substance used in a chemical reaction.
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Reagent strips.

re·a·gent

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

reagent (rēā´jənt),

n a chemical substance known to react in a specific way.

reagent

a substance used to produce a chemical reaction so as to detect, measure, produce, etc., other substances.
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