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Iodine test

Iodine Test Definition The iodine test is a chemical reaction-based identification test for starch. In this test, iodine... Read More

Capillary fragility test

Definition noun A tourniquet test that is used to determine vitamin C (ascorbic acid) deficiency or thrombocytopenia... Read More

Millons test

Definition noun A color reaction test using Millon's reagent to detect phenolic compounds (e.g. tyrosine) Supplement French... Read More

Test

Definition noun, plural: tests (1) An examination or evaluation. (2) (zoology) The external, protective shell, covering or... Read More

Wilcoxon rank-sum test

Definition noun A non-parametric test of two samples which support exclusively on the order of observations in which the two... Read More

Cis trans test

Cis trans test (Science: molecular biology) The complementation test with two or more interacting genes placed in cis and... Read More

Biuret test

Definition noun A chemical test that detects any compound containing two or more peptide bonds Supplement Biuret test is... Read More

Complement fixation test

Definition noun (immunology) A form of immunological test for the detection of the presence of either a particular antibody... Read More

Orcinol test

Definition noun A method used to detect the presence of pentoses with a test reagent consisting of orcinol, HCl and ferric... Read More

Test cross

Definition noun Crossing an organism with dominant genotype to a recessive homozygote for a specific phenotype in order to... Read More

Phenol coefficient

Chemical disinfectants are categorized based on the power of their disinfection for microbes and viruses. Strong... Read More

Ring test

ring test --> ring precipitin test A precipitin test in which antigen solution is carefully layered over antibody solution... Read More

Fluctuation test

Fluctuation test (Science: investigation) test devised by Luria and Delbruck to determine whether genetic variation in a... Read More

Oxidation-fermentation test

Definition noun A test used to identify bacteria by the way they metabolize a carbohydrate substrate (e.g. glucose) whether... Read More

PBI test

'''protein-bound iodine test -> pBI test A formerly used test of thyroid function in which serum protein-bound iodine is... Read More

Legals test

Legals test a test for acetone; the urine is rendered alkaline by a few drops of a solution of potassium hydroxide, and to... Read More

Stewart-Holmes test

Definition noun A test named after the two neurologists, Gordon Morgan Holmes and Thomas Grainger Stewart, to determine... Read More

Tactual performance test

Tactual performance test (TPT) Halstead-Reitan neuropsychological test battery for adults (HRNTB) The TPT employs a version... Read More

Cytology

The biological world is so diverse that studying it under a single umbrella as a subject is next to impossible. Hence,... Read More

Urea clearance test

urea clearance test A test of renal function based on urea... Read More

Harrington-flocks test

Harrington-flocks test a rapid screening test for visual field defects; patterns are viewed tachistoscopically, and the... Read More

Heat coagulation test

Heat coagulation test a test for measurement of protein in urine; albumin and globulin are coagulated by heat at an acid ph,... Read More

Standing plasma test

standing plasma test If plasma is stored at 4?C upright in a test tube, chylomicrons will float to the top and form a creamy... Read More

Blind test

Blind test a method of testing in which an independent observer records the results of any test, drug, placebo, or procedure... Read More

Doerfler-stewart test

Doerfler-stewart test examination of the patients ability to respond to spondee words in the presence of a masking noise of... Read More

Solubility test

solubility test A screening test for sickle cell haemoglobin (hb S), which is reduced by dithionite and is insoluble in... Read More

Scratch test

scratch test A form of skin test in which antigen is applied through a scratch in the... Read More

Meltzer-lyon test

Meltzer-Lyon test A test used in diagnosis of gallbladder conditions: 25 ml of a 25% solution of magnesium sulfate are... Read More

Obermayers test

Obermayer's test A test for indican; solids in the urine are precipitated by means of a 20% solution of acetate of lead and... Read More

Crampton test

Crampton test a test for physical condition and resistance; a record is made of the pulse and the blood pressure in the... Read More

Watson-schwartz test

Watson-Schwartz test A qualitative screening test for diagnosis of acute intermittent porphyria by the addition of... Read More

Reducing sugar

Reducing Sugar Definition What is reducing sugar? The type of sugar that acts as the reducing agent and can effectively... Read More

Liebermann-Burchard test

Definition noun A test for unsaturated steroids (e.g. cholesterol) and triterpenes based on the blue-green color formation... Read More

Screening test

screening test Any testing procedure designed to separate people or objects according to a fixed characteristic or... Read More

Morners test

Morner's test For cysteine, which gives a brilliant purple colour with sodium nitroprusside; for tyrosine, which gives a... Read More

Null hypothesis

Null Hypothesis Definition Null hypothesis is defined as “the commonly accepted fact (such as the sky is blue) and... Read More

Genetics – Lesson Outline & Worksheets

  Topics Modules Quizzes/Worksheets Description Introduction to Genetics Genetics - Definition:... Read More

Independent variable

Independent Variable Definition To define an independent variable, let us first understand what a variable is. The word... Read More

Gorillas in our Midst – what it means

By Vicki Mozo Summary What's up with the gorilla on a basketball court perception test? If you have tried taking this... Read More

coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious coronavirus disease first detected... Read More