Paul-Bunnell test

noun
Paul-Bun·​nell test | \ ˈpȯl-ˈbən-əl- How to pronounce Paul-Bunnell test (audio) \

Medical Definition of Paul-Bunnell test

: a test for heterophile antibodies used in the diagnosis of infectious mononucleosis

called also Paul-Bunnell reaction

Learn More about Paul-Bunnell test

Cite this Entry

“Paul-Bunnell test.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Paul-Bunnell%20test. Accessed 6 December 2019.

Comments on Paul-Bunnell test

What made you want to look up Paul-Bunnell test? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

very cautious or careful

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Semantic Drift Quiz

  • a twisty river
  • Which of the following was once a synonym for fun?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!