Bial's test


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Bial's test

[′byälz ‚test]
(pathology)
A test for the presence of a pentose in urine, utilizing oracin, hydrochloric acid, and ferric chloride; a green color or green precipitate indicates pentose.
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Bial's test for pentose sugars, the formation of blue-green coloured complex was observed.