tine test

tine test

noun
a screening test for tuberculosis in which an instrument having four sharp prongs dipped in tuberculin antigen is pressed into the skin of the forearm.
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tine test n.
A tuberculin test in which the antigen is introduced into the skin by means of tines.

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