Definition of Scratch test

1. Noun. A test to determine allergic sensitivity to various substances by applying them to scratches in the skin.

Generic synonyms: Skin Test



Medical Definition of Scratch test

1. A form of skin test in which antigen is applied through a scratch in the skin. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Scratch Test

scratch and sniff
scratch awl
scratch card
scratch cards
scratch made
scratch one's head
scratch out
scratch pad
scratch paper
scratch papers
scratch race
scratch reflex
scratch sheet
scratch someone's back
scratch team
scratch test (current term)
scratch that
scratch the surface
scratch together
scratch up
scratchability
scratchable
scratchback
scratchbacks
scratchboard
scratchboards
scratchbrush
scratchbrushes
scratchcard
scratchcards

Literary usage of Scratch test

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Strength of Materials by Arthur Morley (1908)
"Professor Martens of Berlin has standardized a scratch test in which a diamond point loaded by a movable poise on a lever scratches the test piece. ..."

2. Strength of Materials by Arthur Morley (1916)
"Scoring or scratch test for Hardness.—Professor Martens of Berlin has standardized a scratch test in which a diamond point loaded by a movable poise on a ..."

3. Mechanical Testing: A Treatise in Two Volumes by Reginald George Cyril Batson, James Henry Hyde (1922)
"The abrasion test has been applied in three ways :— 1i) As a scratch test. (2) By drilling or grooving with a hardened steel tool or diamond. ..."

4. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"The scratch test with the corresponding dry preparations resulted positively in only half the cases tested. The scratch test with the fluid preparations ..."

5. Johnson's Materials of Construction by John Butler Johnson, Morton Owen Withey (1919)
"The scratch test has long been in use by the mineralogist to compare the relative hardness of minerals.* On account of the variability of the ..."

6. Johnson's Materials of Construction by John Butler Johnson (1918)
"The scratch test has long been in use by the mineral 'gist to compare the relative hardness of minerals.* On , account of the variability of the ..."

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