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noun analysis, audit, check, checkup, effort, examination, experience, experiment, exploration, inquest, inquiry, inquisition, inspection, interrogation, observation, questioning, quiz, research, scrutiny, search, study, survey, trial, try, tryout
Associated concepts: blood test, clear and present danger test, compelling state interest test, prudent man test, right from wrong test, substantial evidence test
See also: attempt, canon, check, criterion, endeavor, experiment, indagation, inquiry, poll, question, research, survey, trial, try, venture

TEST. Something by which to ascertain the truth respecting another thing. 7 Penn. St. Rep. 428; 6 Whart. 284. Vide Religious Test.

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Thyroid function tests are very effective in diagnosing thyroid disorders.
DISCREPANCY IN THYROID FUNCTION TESTS AND FURTHER INVESTIGATIONS
Therefore, it is important to perform thyroid function tests with or without such symptoms for the possibly coexisting Hashimoto's thyroiditis in MS patients.
PARIS -- Frequent thyroid function tests during pregnancy can ensure that thyroid-stimulating hormone levels are optimally suppressed in women with a history of thyroid cancer.
After a comprehensive diagnostic workup, including laboratory tests, abdominal ultrasound, computed tomography scan and laparotomy failed to identify a source for the symptoms, thyroid function tests established the diagnosis of thyrotoxicosis.
Thyroid function tests and fine needle aspiration should be done to rule out malignancy.
UK physician McGhee starts with a helpful brief glossary and works through a wide range of laboratory tests and results in hematology (including red cell and white cell indices, warfarin, and blood coagulation tests), microbiology (including organisms from the gastrointestinal and urogenital tracts, funguses and cerebrospinal fluid), fertility (hormone profiles, semen analysis, pregnancy tests, alpha-fetoproteins), rheumatology and immunology (hepatitis B, autoantibodies) and a full range of biochemistry including blood sugar and thyroid function tests.
They followed 200 adults with DS who had thyroid function tests in 1990.
Thyroid function tests should be considered in any patient with symptoms or signs suggestive of thyroid disease and in any patient at risk of developing thyroid dysfunction.
Depression is frequently a symptom, and after several high-profile cases of untreated thyroid disease ending in suicide, thyroid function tests are now considered routine in mental health evaluations.
His physical examination revealed a normal thyroid and thyroid function tests before lithium treatment was begun.