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a tuberculin test in which the skin is punctured by small tines, or prongs, coated with a small amount of protein from dead tubercle bacilli
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tine test - Medical Definition
nounThe American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A tuberculin test in which the antigen is introduced into the skin by means of tines.