Queckenstedt test

Queckenstedt test
a part of the routine lumbar puncture procedure. It is used to determine whether or not the flow of cerebrospinal fluid is blocked in the spinal canal. [H. G. Queckenstedt (1876–1918), German physician]

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  • Queckenstedt's test — noun a test to determine whether there is a blockage of the spinal canal • Hypernyms: ↑diagnostic test, ↑diagnostic assay …   Useful english dictionary

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  • diagnostic test — noun an assay conducted for diagnostic purposes • Syn: ↑diagnostic assay • Hypernyms: ↑assay • Hyponyms: ↑biopsy, ↑cloze procedure, ↑cloze test, ↑f …   Useful english dictionary

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