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Paul–Bunnell test

Syllabification: Paul–Bun·nell test
Pronunciation: /ˌpôlˈbənəl ˌtest
 
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Definition of Paul–Bunnell test in English:

noun

Medicine
A test in which an antibody reaction to sheep red blood cells confirms a diagnosis of infectious mononucleosis.

Origin

1930s: named after John R. Paul (1893–1936) and Walls W. Bunnell (1902–1965), American physicians.

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