What is CAHN AND V MERING?

A method of estimating the amount of acids in the stomach. It consists in distilling the contents of the stomach with water three times. The volatile acids are estimated in the distillate. The residue is shaken six times with 500 c.c. of ether, and this is evaporated to dryness, and the lactic acid estimated by titration. The residue contains the HC1, and this also can be estimated by titration.

Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of CAHN AND V MERING helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Definition of  CAHN AND V MERING