skin test


skin test

noun

Definition of SKIN TEST

:  a test (as a scratch test) performed on the skin and used in detecting allergic hypersensitivity

First Known Use of SKIN TEST

1925

skin test

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SKIN TEST

: a test (as a scratch test or a tuberculin test) for an allergic or immune response to a substance that is performed by administering the substance to or through the skin and is used especially in detecting allergic hypersensitivity

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