from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. 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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An acute toxicity test in which a small amount of the test substance is applied to the eye or skin of a restrained, conscious animal which is subsequently observed.
After John Henry Draize (1900-1992), American pharmacologist.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
After US toxicologist John H. Draize. (Wiktionary)