Meaning of intracutaneous test

in'tracuta'neous test'

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— Immunol. Immunol.
  1. a test for immunity or allergy to a particular antigen by observing the local reaction following injection of a small amount of the antigen into the skin. Also calledCf. patch test, scratch test.
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