Eijkman test

noun

Eijk·​man test ˈāk-mən- How to pronounce Eijkman test (audio) ˈīk- How to pronounce Eijkman test (audio)
: a test for the identification of coliform bacteria from warm-blooded animals based on the bacteria's ability to produce gas when grown in glucose media at 46°C (114.8°F)

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“Eijkman test.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Eijkman%20test. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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