Moszkowicz's test

[ mŏskə-wĭts′, -wĭt′sĭz ]

n.

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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