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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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Along with dettol soap, 10 other medicines have failed laboratory tests and a notice will soon be sent to them.
3) Combining the IOM definitions of patient safety and healthcare quality, the aim of laboratory test information is to improve patients' lives, not just to ensure that no errors occur during the total testing process.
The first volume encompasses listings organized by the laboratory test under consideration, while the second volume encompasses listings organized by the drug under consideration.
Some of these chemicals have quashed strains of flu virus in laboratory tests.
Moreover, a patient may have severe symptoms with few abnormal laboratory test results, and vice versa.
Each year, new laboratory test codes are added to the CLFS and corresponding fees are developed.
Keynan says she decided to distribute the laboratory tests for her products after a customer sent her a YNET report about a Las Vegas company that advertised its bagels as having 15 carbs per bagel when independent laboratory tests done by KCBS News in Los Angeles showed 300 per cent more, a whopping 55 carbs per bagel.
Nevertheless, HCFA notes that this definition may be overly restrictive when laboratory tests are included in the physician's plan of care.
The researchers used a laboratory test that split apart the antigen-antibody complex, releasing the bound antibody so it could be detected.
109 specifies tire dimensions and laboratory test requirements for bead unseating resistance, strength, endurance and high speed performance, defines tire load ratings and specifies labeling requirements for passenger car tires.

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