discontinuation test

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discontinuation test dis·con·tin·u·a·tion test (dĭs'kən-tĭn'yōō-ā'shən)
A test to determine whether a drug is responsible for a reaction; a positive result is obtained if symptoms stop after use of the drug is discontinued.

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