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A test for allergic sensitivity in which a suspected allergen is applied to the skin on a small surgical pad.
(Medicine) med a test to detect an allergic reaction by applying small amounts of a suspected substance to the skin and then examining the area for signs of irritation
a test for suspected allergy in which a patch impregnated with an allergen is applied to the skin.