screening test

noun

a simple test performed on a large number of people to identify those who have or are likely to develop a specified disease

Nearby words

  1. stippled epiphysis,
  2. stippling,
  3. stipulate,
  4. stipulation,
  5. stipulatory,
  6. stipuliform,
  7. stir,
  8. stir up,
  9. stir up a hornets' nest,
  10. stir-crazy

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Medicine definitions for screening test

screening test

n.

A test designed to identify and eliminate those who are not affected by a disease.

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