Dick test


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Dick test

n.
A skin test used to determine immunity or susceptibility to scarlet fever.

[After George Frederick Dick (1881-1967) and his wife Gladys Henry Dick (1881-1963), the American medical researchers who developed it.]

Dick test

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n
(Pathology) a skin test for determining whether a person is immune or susceptible to scarlet fever
[C20: named after George F. Dick (1881–1967), US physician who devised it]

Dick′ test`

(dɪk)
n.
a test for determining immunity or susceptibility to scarlet fever in which scarlet fever toxin is injected into the skin.
[1920–25; after George Frederick Dick (1881–1967), U.S. internist]
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Noun1.Dick test - a skin test to determine your susceptibility to scarlet fever
skin test - any test to determine immunity or sensitivity to a disease by introducing small amounts on or into the skin
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