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Snyder test

Pronunciation: sni'der

Definition: a colorimetric test for determining dental caries activity or susceptibility based on the rate of acid production by acidogenic oral microorganisms (lactobacillus) in a glucose medium, using bromcresol green as the indicator, and producing a color change from green to yellow.

Synonym(s): colorimetric caries susceptibility test

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