a test for syphilis in which the formation of a microscopic precipitate in a mixture of the patient's serum and an antigen indicates a syphilitic condition.
Compare Kahn test.
Origin of Kline test
1925–30; named after Benjamin S. Kline (1886–1968), American developer of test
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