intradermal test

noun

Definition of intradermal test

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

First Known Use of intradermal test

1916, in the meaning defined above

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“Intradermal test.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intradermal%20test. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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intradermal test

noun

Medical Definition of intradermal test

: 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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