purified protein derivative

noun
pu·ri·fied protein derivative | \ ˈpyu̇r-ə-ˌfīd- \

Medical Definition of purified protein derivative 

: a highly purified preparation of tuberculin used in skin tests (as the Mantoux test) to detect tubercle bacillus infection abbreviation PPD

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