|Schick test (ʃɪk)|
|med a skin test to determine immunity to diphtheria: a dilute diphtheria toxin is injected into the skin; within two or three days a red inflamed area will develop if no antibodies are present|
|[C20: named after Bela Schick (1877--1967), US paediatrician]|
Schick test (shĭk)
An intracutaneous test for detecting immunity or susceptibility to diphtheria.