Draize test

[ dreyz ]
/ dreɪz /

noun Pharmacology.

a test assessing the potential of drugs, chemicals, cosmetics, and other commercial products 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

1975–80; after John H. Draize (born 1900), U.S. pharmacologist, who devised it
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