a skin test formerly used for determining susceptibility or immunity to scarlet fever
Origin of Dick testafter George F. Dick (1881-1967) and amp; his wife, Gladys Dick (1881-1963), United States physicians
A skin test used to determine immunity or susceptibility to scarlet fever.
Origin of Dick testAfter George Frederick Dick, (1881–1967) and his wife Gladys Henry Dick, (1881–1963), the American medical researchers who developed it.
(plural Dick tests)
- A test to check whether someone is immune or not to scarlet fever.
From the name of the US inventor of the test, George Frederick Dick.