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test in Medicine topic

testtest2 ●●● S3 W2 verb  1 medical [transitive]MTEST/EXPERIMENTto examine someone’s blood, body etc in order to find out what is wrong with them, or to see if they have taken an illegal drug I must have my eyes tested.test somebody for something They tested her for diabetes.test positive/negative (for something) Athletes who test positive for steroids are immediately banned.2 substance [intransitive, transitive] to examine a substance or thing in order to find out its qualities or what it containstest (something) for something The water should be tested for lead.3 knowledge/ability [transitive]EXAM/TEST to ask someone spoken or written questions, or make them do a practical activity, to discover what they know about a subject This task is designed to test your reading skillstest somebody on something We’re being tested on grammar tomorrow.4 machine/product [transitive] (also test out)TEST/EXPERIMENT to use something for a short time to see if it works in the correct way The Ferrari team wanted to test their new car out on the racetrack.test something on somebody/something None of this range of cosmetics has been tested on animals.see thesaurus at check5 show how good/strong [transitive]DIFFICULT to show how good or strong someone or something is, especially by putting them in a difficult situation a game that will test the contestants’ strength and skill The next six months will test your powers of leadership. I felt that she was testing me, leaving all that cash lying around. testing6 idea/plan [transitive] (also test out) to start to use an idea or plan to find out if it is correct or effective Dr Lee set up a series of experiments to test out this hypothesis.test something against something The theory was then tested against the results of the study.7 test the water/waters tried and tested at tried2→ See Verb table
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testHe has several life-insurance policies that require testing.I need to get my eyes tested.You need to test different products to find one that really suits.The water is being tested for signs of chemical pollution.New students are tested in math and reading, and placed in the appropriate class.It wants volunteers to test its extra-large new beds and will reward than with a free stay.These products have not been tested on animals.Tomorrow you'll be tested on the main events of the Civil War.Many area used car dealers are having their inventory tested or offering to test before purchase.The store began testing the coupon machines last May.It's all about testing the mood of the populace.MicroModule Systems has also developed accompanying software to test the substrates of the dye and the finished micromodule itself.Sharon decided to test the truth of their story by doing a little investigating of her own.The devices were tested very carefully and are considered safe.Test your brakes to check they are working correctly.This section tests your mathematical skills.test positive/negative (for something)Last time I had tested negative.So far all the patients have tested negative.I had tested positive a few months before.If I tested negative, f would speak with Jasper about monogamy.Out of 16 cases that tested positive for creatine kinase, nine were confirmed, giving an incidence of 1:3082 births.Flanker Fox tested positive for the banned stimulant ephedrine following Neath's opening league game against Pontypridd on September 5.Last year 3,300 people tested positive for the virus.Hunter, nearly ruined it all with the announcement that he'd tested positive four times for steroids.test somebody on somethingWhich chapters are you going to test us on?test something on somebody/somethingMarr decided to test the vaccine on herself.