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Holmgren yarn test

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

medical Definition of Holmgren yarn test

: 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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