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Holmgren yarn test

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noun Holm·gren yarn test \ˈhōm-grən-ˈyärn-, ˈhōlm-\

Medical Definition of Holmgren yarn test

  1. :  a method of testing color vision by the use of colored wool yarns—called also Holmgren test, Holmgren wool test

Biographical Note for holmgren yarn test

Holmgren

\ˈhȯlm-ˌgrān\,

Alarik Frithiof

(1831–1897), Swedish physiologist. Holmgren introduced his test for color blindness in an 1874 article.


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