scratch test
noun Date: 1937 a test for allergic susceptibility made by rubbing an extract of an allergen into small breaks or scratches in the skin

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  • scratch test — n a test for allergic susceptibility made by rubbing an extract of an allergy producing substance into small breaks or scratches in the skin compare INTRADERMAL TEST, PATCH TEST, PRICK TEST * * * a skin test in which the antigen is applied on a… …   Medical dictionary

  • scratch test — scratch′ test n. imu a test for an allergy in which the skin is scratched and an allergen applied to the area • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • scratch test — n. a test for determining substances to which a person is allergic, made by rubbing allergens into small scratches or punctures in the skin …   English World dictionary

  • scratch test — noun a test to determine allergic sensitivity to various substances by applying them to scratches in the skin • Hypernyms: ↑skin test * * * noun 1. : a test to discover the amount of abrasive material present (as in a paste or powder detergent)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scratch test — Le scratch test (terme anglais) permet de caractériser de manière qualitative des couches minces et des revêtements. Principe du scratch test Voir aussi Couche mince À ne pas confondre avec le crash test …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Scratch-Test — Ritztest (m), Scratch Test (m), Skarifikationstest (m) eng scratch test …   Arbeitssicherheit und Gesundheitsschutz Glossar

  • scratch test — a test for a suspected allergy in which the skin is scratched and an allergen applied to the area, redness indicating a positive reaction. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • scratch test — noun (C) a medical test that involves cutting someone s skin slightly and putting a substance on it to see how their body reacts …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • solution for skin-scratch test — odos brėžio testo tirpalas statusas Aprobuotas sritis farmacinės formos apibrėžtis Diagnostinis preparatas su alergenu. atitikmenys: angl. solution for skin scratch test vok. Scratchtestlösung pranc. solution pour test intradermique šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Scratch Video — was a British video art movement that emerged in the early mid 1980s. It was characterised by the use of found footage, fast cutting and multi layered rhythms. It is significant in that, as a form of outsider art, it challenged many of the… …   Wikipedia

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