Main definitions of tuberculin test in English

: tuberculin test1tuberculin test2

tuberculin test1

noun

Medicine
  • The administration of tuberculin, usually by intradermal injection, as a test for infection (past or present) with tubercle bacilli or other mycobacteria.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The British Medical Journal.

Main definitions of tuberculin test in English

: tuberculin test1tuberculin test2

tuberculin test2

verb

Medicine
  • To perform a tuberculin test upon.

Origin

Late 19th century.