intracutaneous test


noun Immunology.

a test for immunity or allergy to a particular antigen by observing the local reaction following injection of a small amount of the antigen into the skin.

Nearby words

  1. intracranial pressure,
  2. intractability,
  3. intractable,
  4. intracutaneous,
  5. intracutaneous reaction,
  6. intrad,
  7. intraday,
  8. intradermal,
  9. intradermal nevus,
  10. intradermal reaction


Origin of intracutaneous test

First recorded in 1955–60

Also called intradermal test.

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