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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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untrained individuals, but older endurance athletes had higher pulmonary function test values than their sedentary older counterparts [5].
If these studies prove negative, close follow-up with serial pulmonary function tests as well as inquiry regarding the clinical symptoms of shortness of breath and cough is appropriate, according to the Perm investigators.
The effects of a pulmonary rehabilitation program on pulmonary function tests and exercise tolerance in patients with Parkinson's disease.
The technologist performing the pulmonary function tests in the laboratory should check to make sure that the results from the various tests are integrated properly, and the pulmonologist providing the interpretation has the responsibility of providing an interpretation based on cohesive results.
The patient's work-up included pulmonary function tests, which revealed a reduction in vital capacity and a decreased lung compliance.
Pulmonary function tests also demonstrate a wide spectrum of abnormalities.
A baseline chest x-ray (CXR) and pulmonary function tests are performed initially, even though pretreatment pulmonary function abnormalities are not predictive for the development of subclinical pulmonary toxicity.
On one level, physician innovators had helped develop computed tomography, computer-assisted interpretation of electrocardiograms and pulmonary function tests and other applications.
Investigators performed pulmonary function tests on 133 people with IBD and 137 people without the digestive disease.
5] Inspiratory breathing difficulties can be objectively measured using pulmonary function tests.
There were 15 borderline, one medical review and from the pulmonary function tests there were 248 normal, seven borderline, one medical review and one retest.
com/research/dhtcbn/endpoints_clinic) has announced the addition of the "Endpoints - Clinical Trials in Respiratory Diseases - Pulmonary Function Tests, Biomarkers and Quality of Life Questionnaires All Play Prominent Roles" report to their offering.

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