Aschheim-Zondek test

[ahsh-hahym-tson-dek, -zon-]
noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. a test used to detect whether a woman is pregnant by noting the effect on the ovaries of an immature mouse or rabbit injected with her urine.

Origin of Aschheim-Zondek test

named after S. Aschheim (1878–1965), German gynecologist, and B. Zondek (1891–1966), Israeli gynecologist born in Germany
Also called A-Z test. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018