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tine test

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. Unabridged
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tine-test in Medicine

tine test n.
A tuberculin test in which the antigen is introduced into the skin by means of tines.

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