• synonyms

Moszkowicz's test

(mŏskə-wĭts′, -wĭt′sĭz)
  1. A test for arteriosclerosis in which a lower limb is made anemic by means of a tourniquet bandage, which is removed after 5 minutes; in cases of arteriosclerosis color returns slowly, sometimes requiring several minutes to suffuse the entire limb.
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