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tuberculin test definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a skin test to determine past or present infection with the tuberculosis bacterium; based on hypersensitivity of the skin to tuberculin [syn: tuberculin test, tuberculin skin test]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: circa 1900 a test for hypersensitivity to tuberculin as an indication of past or present tubercular infection

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tuberculin test Tu*ber"cu*lin test The hypodermic injection of tuberculin, which has little or no effect with healthy cattle, but causes a marked rise in temperature in tuberculous animals.



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