Definition of patch test in English:
A test to discover whether a person is allergic to any of a range of substances which are applied to the skin in light scratches or under a plaster.
- The third kind of skin test is called a patch test.
- During a patch test, your skin may be exposed to 20 to 30 extracts of substances that can cause contact dermatitis.
- Investigators can also perform the patch test to diagnose natural rubber latex allergy.
Definition of patch test in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.