Draize test

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\ ˈdrāz- How to pronounce Draize test (audio) \

Definition of Draize test

: a test for harmfulness of chemicals to the human eye that involves dropping the test substance into one eye of a rabbit without anesthesia using the other eye as a control

called also Draize eye test

First Known Use of Draize test

1980, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Draize test

John H. Draize †1992 American pharmacologist

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Draize test

noun
\ ˈdrāz- How to pronounce Draize test (audio) \

Medical Definition of Draize test

: a test that is used as a criterion for harmfulness of chemicals to the human eye and that involves dropping the test substance into one eye of rabbits without anesthesia with the other eye used as a control

called also Draize eye test

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