from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A test to determine the degree to which a substance such as a cosmetic or pharmaceutical irritates human tissues, in which a small amount of the substance is applied directly in the eye of a rabbit, and the rabbit is then monitored.
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- noun An acute
toxicity testin which a small amount of the test substanceis applied to the eyeor skinof a restrained, conscious animalwhich is subsequently observed.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[After John Henry Draize, (1900–1992), American pharmacologist.]
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After US toxicologist John H. Draize.
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