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Abell-Kendall method

Pronunciation: a'bel ken'dal

Definition: a standard reference method for estimation of total serum cholesterol involving saponification of cholesterol ester by hydroxide, extraction with petroleum ether, and color development with acetic anhydride-sulfuric acid; the method avoids interference by bilirubin, protein, and hemoglobin.

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