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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

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]

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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