a test for fructosuria; fresh urine treated with resorcinol in acid gives a red precipitate in the presence of fructose; the precipitate should form a red solution in ethanol.
Synonym(s): Selivanoff test
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Selivanoff,(Seliwanow), Feodor, Russian chemist, 1859–.
Selivanoff test - for fructosuria. Synonym(s): resorcinol test
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