acidified serum test
acidified serum test n.
A test for paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria, in which red blood cells are lysed in acidified fresh serum. Also called Ham’s test.
an instrument for measuring the amount of in a solution. Historical Examples acidimeter, as-id-im′e-tėr, n. an instrument for measuring the strength of acids. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various The apparatus used with these reagents is called the acidimeter. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 9 Various noun any instrument […]
the process of measuring the amount of in a solution, as with an acidimeter or by titration. Historical Examples By neutralising its alcoholic or aqueous solution, by the usual method of acidimetry:—3. Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley Several synthetic […]
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the quality or state of being . sourness; tartness. excessive quality, as of the gastric juice. Contemporary Examples In this streamlined recipe, the salmon is half cooked on the grill and then half-“cooked” by the acidity of lime juice. What to Eat Cookstr.com July 27, 2009 Historical Examples The acidity of the tone was so […]
Chemistry. a compound usually having a sour taste and capable of neutralizing alkalis and reddening blue litmus paper, containing hydrogen that can be replaced by a metal or an electropositive group to form a salt, or containing an atom that can accept a pair of electrons from a base. Acids are proton donors that yield […]