Babcock test: Meaning and Definition of

Bab'cock test"

Pronunciation: (bab'kok"), [key]
  1. a test for determining the butterfat content of milk and milk products, conducted by adding sulfuric acid to a sample and then centrifuging it in a flask with a calibrated neck in which the liquefied fat collects.
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