Jacquemart's reagent

Jacquemart's reagent

[zhak′märz rē‚ā·jənt]
(analytical chemistry)
Analytical reagent used to test for ethyl alcohol; consists of an aqueous solution of mercuric nitrate and nitric acid.
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