Mantoux test

noun
Man·​toux test | \ ˌman-ˈtü- How to pronounce Mantoux test (audio) , ˌmäⁿ-\

Definition of Mantoux test

: an intradermal test for hypersensitivity to tuberculin that indicates past or present infection with tubercle bacilli

First Known Use of Mantoux test

circa 1923, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Mantoux test

Charles Mantoux †1947 French physician

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“Mantoux test.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mantoux%20test?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=m&file=manto01m. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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Mantoux test

noun
Man·​toux test | \ ˌman-ˌtü- How to pronounce Mantoux test (audio) , ˌmäⁿ- How to pronounce Mantoux test (audio) \

Medical Definition of Mantoux test

: an intradermal test for hypersensitivity to tuberculin that indicates past or present infection with tubercle bacilli — see tuberculin test

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