a test for alkaloids in which a solution is treated with picric acid or a dilute iodine-potassium-iodide solution. The presence of alkaloids is indicated by a color reaction.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
Wormley,Theodore G., U.S. chemist, 1826-1897.
Wormley test - for alkaloids.
Medical Eponyms © Farlex 2012