chemosensitivity testing

noun

chemosensitivity test·​ing
-ˈtes-tiŋ
: the comparative testing of a variety of drugs for their effect on a sample of biopsied tissue (as of a tumor) or a cultured disease-causing microorganism taken from a patient to determine which drugs will provide the most effective therapy

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“Chemosensitivity testing.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chemosensitivity%20testing. Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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