- xan·tho·pro·te·ic test .zan-thə-prō-'tē-ik- n a test for the detection of proteins in which concentrated nitric acid reacts with the proteins to form a yellow color that is intensified to orange-yellow by the addition of alkali called also xanthoproteic reaction
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