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Medical Term:

Master test

Pronunciation: mas'ter

Definition: an early and long-used exercise challenge to identify ischemic heart disease using a pair of 9-inch steps with a platform on top, the number of trips by the patient arbitrarily chosen and related to age and body weight.

Synonym(s): Master two-step exercise test

See Also: two-step exercise test

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