Dick test
noun Etymology: George F. Dick and Gladys H. Dick Date: 1925 a test to determine susceptibility or immunity to scarlet fever by an injection of scarlet fever toxin

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  • Dick test — dik n a test to determine susceptibility or immunity to scarlet fever by an injection of scarlet fever toxin Dick George Frederick (1881 1967) and Gladys Henry (1881 1963) American physicians. In 1923 the Dicks isolated the hemolytic… …   Medical dictionary

  • Dick test — ☆ Dick test n. [after George F. Dick (1881 1967) & his wife, Gladys Dick (1881 1963), U.S. physicians] a skin test formerly used for determining susceptibility or immunity to scarlet fever …   English World dictionary

  • Dick test — Dick′ test [[t]dɪk[/t]] n. med a test for determining immunity or susceptibility to scarlet fever in which scarlet fever toxin is injected into the skin • Etymology: 1920–25; after George Frederick Dick (1881–1967), U.S. internist …   From formal English to slang

  • Dick test — noun a skin test to determine your susceptibility to scarlet fever • Hypernyms: ↑skin test * * * ˈdik noun Usage: usually capitalized D Etymology: after George F. Dick died 1967 and Gladys H. Dick died 1963 American physicians : a test to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dick test — Med. a test for determining immunity or susceptibility to scarlet fever in which scarlet fever toxin is injected into the skin, susceptibility being characterized by redness at the injection area. [1920 25; named after G. F. DICK, who devised it] …   Universalium

  • Dick-Test — Dịck Test [nach den amer. Ärzten G.Dick TestF. und G.Dick TestH. Dick, geb. 1881]: Probe zum Nachweis von Scharlachimmunität durch Einspritzung von verdünntem Scharlachtoxin …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Dick test — an obsolete immunological test for susceptibility to scarlet fever [F. Dick (1881–1967) and G. R. H. Dick (1881–1963), US physicians] …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Dick test — noun a test to check whether someone is immune or not to scarlet fever …   Wiktionary

  • Dick test (reaction) toxin — (dik) [George Frederick Dick, 1881–1967, and Gladys Rowena Henry Dick, 1881–1963, American physicians] see under test, and see erythrogenic toxin, under toxin …   Medical dictionary

  • Bowie-Dick-Test — Der Bowie Dick Test ist ein Verfahren zur Leistungsprüfung von medizinischen Dampfsterilisatoren mit fraktioniertem Vorvakuum. Nach der Norm EN 867 3 für verpacktes Sterilisiergut und poröse Ladungen ist ein solcher Nachweis vorgeschrieben. Er… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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