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scratch test

n.
A test for allergy performed by scratching the skin and applying an allergen to the wound.
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scratch test

n
(Medicine) med a skin test to determine allergic sensitivity to various substances by placing the allergen to be tested over an area of lightly scratched skin. A positive reaction is typically indicated by the formation of a weal
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scratch′ test`


n.
a test for an allergy in which the skin is scratched and an allergen applied to the area.
[1935–40]
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Noun1.scratch test - a test to determine allergic sensitivity to various substances by applying them to scratches in the skin
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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The scratch test involves growing a layer of endothelial cells that line the inside of blood vessels in the lab, creating a wound/scratch and observing how long it takes to heal.
Before the experimental procedures were undertaken, each volleyball player visited the sport center to receive instruction about the study and to participate in a familiarization trial to practice back scratch test, spike skill assessment [23] where the spike speed data of the participants were recorded in another session to be used for the reliability statistics followed by the rotator cuff muscle strength test [24,25] on a volleyball court.
The mechanical stability of the produced switchable surfaces is tested with a scratch test and an adhesive tape test.