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test meal

n.
  1. Bland food given to stimulate gastric secretion before analysis of gastric contents.
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  • When found in the fluid removed after a test-meal, it commonly points toward ulcer or carcinoma.

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis

    James Campbell Todd