alpha-naphthol test - definitions and synonyms

alpha-naphthol test noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : biochemical indicator of the presence of carbohydrates in a solution; if carbohydrates are present a violet ring is formed by reaction with alpha-naphthol in the presence of sulfuric acid

Usage Examples:

  • I've never had a formal diagnosis, and I want to know if there is a test for it.
  • We can for example analyze the hematocrit (a red blood cell test). We can understand from that if they are hydrated enough, and what the changes are going on in their circulatory system.
  • Kohli put on 99 runs with overnight partner Ajinkya Rahane, who made 51, to pulverise Bangladesh, who were bowled out for 106 in what is also their first pink ball Test.