stress test

noun
Updated on: 18 Apr 2018

Definition of stress test

: an electrocardiographic test of heart function before, during, and after a controlled period of increasingly strenuous exercise (as on a treadmill)

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1955

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STRESS TEST Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of stress test for English Language Learners

  • : a test to show how strong something is; especially : a medical test to show how strong and healthy your heart is during a period of exercise


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stress test

noun

medical Definition of stress test

: an electrocardiographic test of heart function before, during, and after a controlled period of increasingly strenuous exercise (as on a treadmill)

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