pregnancy test

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Noun1.pregnancy test - a physiological test to determine whether a woman is pregnantpregnancy test - a physiological test to determine whether a woman is pregnant
bioassay, bio-assay - appraisal of the biological activity of a substance by testing its effect on an organism and comparing the result with some agreed standard
Friedman test, rabbit test - pregnancy test that involves injecting some of the woman's urine into an unmated female rabbit and later examining the ovaries of the rabbit; presence of corpora lutea indicates that the woman is pregnant
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pregnancy test

nSchwangerschaftsuntersuchung f, → Schwangerschaftstest m

pregnancy test

ntest m inv (di gravidanza)m inv
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The women reported being forced to undergo pregnancy tests.
Donald Rebhun said the five obstetrics and gynecology doctors at the Greater Valley Medical Group have seen more positive pregnancy tests in the past couple of weeks than at the same time last year.
More frequent pregnancy tests may be needed if you have an irregular menstrual period, vaginal bleeding, or if you miss a period.
National birth statistics infer that there are more conceptions in the United States during the holidays than any other time of the year and as a result, more women will purchase pregnancy tests as another reason to celebrate the season.
However, I was reassured to know that Clearblue pregnancy tests provide clear, accurate results.
THE revelations of unmarried Indian boxers being subjected to pregnancy tests have swung the federation into damage control mode.
Pregnancy tests usually detect beta human chorionic gonadotrophin or beta hCG, a hormone normally present to pregnant women due to the placenta that produces the same and circulates it through the blood, and eventually discharged through urine.
Supplying family planning clinics with pregnancy tests to be provided for free or at low cost may reduce the proportion of lemale clients denied services because of providers' uncertainty about their pregnancy status, according to a 2009-2010 study conducted at 10 clinics in Zambia--five randomly selected to receive free pregnancy tests and five selected as controls.
Other favourites were tampons, pregnancy tests and mascara, with 10% of under-30s saying the make-up had a big impact on their lives, Clearblue Plus found.
just a few years ago, the very idea of merseyside schools offering pregnancy tests would have been viewed with distaste, maybe even absolute horror, by almost all sections of the community.
This was necessary because of the relative insensitivity of the commonly used pregnancy tests that required levels of 1,000 IU hCG or more to show a positive result.
They have formed The Association of Children Damaged by Hormone pregnancy Tests at a meeting in Birmingham.