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re·a·gent

 (rē-ā′jənt)
n.
A substance used in a chemical reaction to detect, measure, examine, or produce other substances.

reagent

(riːˈeɪdʒənt)
n
(Chemistry) a substance for use in a chemical reaction, esp for use in chemical synthesis and analysis

re•a•gent

(riˈeɪ dʒənt)

n. Chem.
a substance that, because of the reactions it causes, is used in analysis and synthesis.
[1790–1800; re (act) + agent]

re·a·gent

(rē-ā′jənt)
Any substance involved in a chemical reaction, especially one used to detect, measure, or produce another substance. Compare agent.
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Noun1.reagent - a chemical agent for use in chemical reactions
chemical agent - an agent that produces chemical reactions
Translations
reactiu
reagenssi
reaktif

reagent

[riːˈeɪdʒənt] N (Chem) → reactivo m

reagent

[riˈeɪdʒənt] nréactif m

reagent

n (Chem) → Reagens nt

reagent

[riːˈeɪdʒnt] n chemical reagentreagente m chimico

re·a·gent

n. reactivo, agente que produce una reacción.

reagent

n reactivo
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I purpose to seek--ay, and to find--the proper reagents, which, acting upon the living organism, will bring about molecular changes analogous to those you have just witnessed.
The reagents I injected into its system were harmless," Paul explained.
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In-vitro diagnostic reagents have exhibited dynamic growth since 2007; by 2010 the total value of in-vitro diagnostic reagents on the Chinese healthcare market had reached 1.
The demand for the SFC chromatography reagents is anticipated to increase, due to the rise in the number of research activities for the development of drugs and biologics and increase in government investments.