from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. 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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- n. a skin test for immunity to diphtheria
After Béla Schick (1877-1967), Hungarian-born American pediatrician.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)