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Ivy bleeding time test

Pronunciation: i've

Definition: a bleeding time test in which a sphygmomanometer is inflated to 40 mm Hg around the upper arm, a 5-mm deep incision is made on the flexor surface of the forearm, and the time is measured to cessation of bleeding.

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