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Dick test

noun, Medicine/Medical.
a test for determining immunity or susceptibility to scarlet fever in which scarlet fever toxin is injected into the skin, susceptibility being characterized by redness at the injection area.
Origin of Dick test
1920-25; named after G. F. Dick, who devised it Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for Dick test

Dick test

a skin test for determining whether a person is immune or susceptible to scarlet fever
Word Origin
C20: named after George F. Dick (1881–1967), US physician who devised it
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Dick test in Medicine

Dick test (dĭk)
A skin test used to determine immunity or susceptibility to scarlet fever.

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