prick test

noun
\ ˈprik- How to pronounce prick test (audio) \

Medical Definition of prick test

: a test for allergic susceptibility made by placing a drop of the allergy-producing substance on the skin and making breaks in the skin by lightly pricking the surface (as with a pin) — compare intradermal test, patch test, scratch test

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“Prick test.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/prick%20test. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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