discontinuation test

[dĭs′kən-tĭn′yōō-āshən]

n.

A test to determine whether a drug is responsible for a reaction; a positive result is obtained if symptoms stop after use of the drug is discontinued.

Nearby words

  1. disconsolate,
  2. discontent,
  3. discontented,
  4. discontinuance,
  5. discontinuation,
  6. discontinue,
  7. discontinuity,
  8. discontinuous,
  9. discontinuous variation,
  10. discopathy


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