Definition of skin test in English:

skin test

Syllabification: skin test

noun

  • A test for an immune reaction performed by applying a substance topically or injecting it into the skin.
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    • Allergies are diagnosed using a skin test or blood test, depending on the age and condition of the patient.
    • Usually the allergist will start off with something like a skin test or a blood test.
    • Bilirubin levels are easily measured with a skin test or blood test.

verb

(skin-test) [with object] (usually as noun skin-testing) Back to top  

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