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Dick test

noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
a test for determining immunity or susceptibility to scarlet fever in which scarlet fever toxin is injected into the skin, susceptibility being characterized by redness at the injection area.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; named after G. F. Dick, who devised it
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Dick test

/dɪk/
noun
1.
a skin test for determining whether a person is immune or susceptible to scarlet fever
Word Origin
C20: named after George F. Dick (1881–1967), US physician who devised it
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Dick test (dĭk)
n.
A skin test used to determine immunity or susceptibility to scarlet fever.

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