Draize test

[ dreyz ]
/ dreɪz /
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noun Pharmacology.

a test assessing the potential of a drug, chemical, cosmetic, or other commercial product to produce irritation, pain, or damage to the human eye by studying its effect on a rabbit's eye.



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Origin of Draize test

First recorded in 1975–80; named after John H. Draize (1900–92), U.S. pharmacologist, who devised it
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