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scratch test

scratch test

noun

Definition of SCRATCH TEST

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

First Known Use of SCRATCH TEST

1937

scratch test

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SCRATCH TEST

:  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

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