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

Definition of periodic acid–Schiff in English:


[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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