Aschheim-Zondek test

Aschheim-Zondek test

[ahsh-hahym-tson-dek, -zon-]
noun Medicine/Medical.
a test used to detect whether a woman is pregnant by noting the effect on the ovaries of an immature mouse or rabbit injected with her urine.
Also called A-Z test.


Origin:
named after S. Aschheim (1878–1965), German gynecologist, and B. Zondek (1891–1966), Israeli gynecologist born in Germany

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