intradermal test

noun

: a test for immunity or hypersensitivity made by injecting a minute amount of diluted antigen into the skin

Word History

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of intradermal test was in 1916

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“Intradermal test.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intradermal%20test. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition

intradermal test

noun
: a test for immunity or hypersensitivity made by injecting a minute amount of diluted antigen into the skin

called also intracutaneous test

compare patch test, prick test, scratch test
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