\fˈɒlɪnz tˈɛst], \fˈɒlɪnz tˈɛst], \f_ˈɒ_l_ɪ_n_z t_ˈɛ_s_t]\
Definitions of FOLIN'S TEST
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1. A quantitative test for uric acid; the uric acid is precipitated with ammonia, forming ammonium urate; it is then oxidized with potassium permanganate, and the amount is measured. 2. A quantitative test for urea; the urea is decomposed by boiling with magnesium chloride, and the freed ammonia is measured.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop