Thompson's test

[ tŏmpsənz, tŏm- ]

n.

A test for determining the extent of gonorrhea in which an infected patient urinates first into one glass and then into another; if gonococci and gonorrheal threads are found only in the first glass, the probability is that the infection is limited to the anterior urethra.two-glass test

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