from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A test to determine immunity to diphtheria by injection into the skin of dilute diphtheria toxin. Inflammation of the injected area indicates a lack of immunity.
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- noun a skin test for immunity to diphtheria
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[After Béla Schick, (1877–1967), Hungarian-born American pediatrician.]
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