Schiff's reagent love

Schiff's reagent

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An aqueous solution of a rosaniline dye and sulfurous acid used as a biological stain and in testing for the presence of aldehydes.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Hugo Schiff, (1834–1915), German chemist.]

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