Definition of periodic acid–Schiff in English:

periodic acid–Schiff

Syllabification: pe·ri·od·ic ac·id–Schiff
Pronunciation: /ˌpərīˈädik ˈasid ˈSHif
 
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adjective

[attributive] Biochemistry
Relating to or denoting a procedure for detecting carbohydrates by oxidizing them with periodic acid and then staining them with Schiff’s reagent.

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