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Medical Term:

Allen-Doisy test

Pronunciation: al'en-dwah'se


a test for estrogenic activity; the material to be investigated is injected repeatedly into immature or spayed rats or mice; the disappearance of leukocytes from the vaginal smear and the appearance of cornified cells constitutes a positive reaction.

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