a test for atropine; the addition of oxidizing agents and sulfuric acid to a liquid containing atropine produces an odor of orange-flowers and roses.
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Reuss testAn obsolete qualitative test for atropine, where oxidising agents and sulphuric acid are added to a fluid of interest; atropine presence is signalled by an odour of roses/orange blossums.
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Reuss,August von, Austrian ophthalmologist, 1841-1924.
Reuss color chart - Synonym(s): Reuss color table
Reuss color table - obsolete charts that test for deficient color vision. Synonym(s): Reuss color chart; Reuss table; Stilling color table
Reuss formula - a means of estimating the percentage of albumin in a fluid.
Reuss table - Synonym(s): Reuss color table
Reuss test - for atropine.
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