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Medical Term:

Gaddum and Schild test

Pronunciation: gad'um shild

Definition: a sensitive method for identification of epinephrine in tissue or other material, based on the fluorescence of epinephrine exposed to ultraviolet light in the presence of alkali and oxygen; sensitivity ranges from 1:50,000,000 to 1:100,000,000.

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