Wassermann test

noun

Definition of Wassermann test

: a test for the detection of syphilis using the Wassermann reaction

called also Was*ser*mann\ ˈwä-​sər-​mən How to pronounce Wassermann test (audio) , ˈvä-​ How to pronounce Wassermann test (audio) \

First Known Use of Wassermann test

1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Wassermann test.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wassermann%20test. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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Wassermann test

noun

Medical Definition of Wassermann test

: a test for the detection of syphilitic infection using the Wassermann reaction

called also Wassermann

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