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tuberculin test

noun

Medical Definition of TUBERCULIN TEST

:  a test (as the Mantoux test or tine test) for hypersensitivity to tuberculin in which tuberculin is introduced (as by injection or puncture) usually into the skin of the individual tested and the appearance of inflammation or induration at the site of introduction is construed as indicating past or present tubercular infection—called also tuberculin skin test
July 29, 2015
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