sweat test

noun

Definition of sweat test

  1. :  a test for cystic fibrosis that involves measuring the subject's sweat for abnormally high sodium chloride content

First Known Use of sweat test

1978


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sweat test

noun

Medical Definition of sweat test

  1. :  a test for cystic fibrosis that involves measuring the subject's sweat for abnormally high sodium chloride content


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