Kjeldahl method

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Kjeldahl method

[′kel‚däl ‚meth·əd]
(analytical chemistry)
Quantitative analysis of organic compounds to determine nitrogen content by interaction with concentrated sulfuric acid; ammonia is distilled from the NH4SO4 formed.
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