Nylander reagent

Nylander reagent

[′nī·lən·dər rē‚ā·jənt]
(chemistry)
A solution of Rochelle salt (potassium sodium tartrate), potassium or sodium hydroxide, and bismuth subnitrate in water; used to test for sugar in urine.
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