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Allen-Doisy test

(al′ĕn-doy′sē)

[Edgar V. Allen, U.S. endocrinologist, 1892-1943; Edward Adelbert Doisy, U.S. biochemist and physiologist, 1893-1986]
A test used to determine estrogen content. A spayed mouse is injected with the material being tested. The appearance of cornified cells on a vaginal smear constitutes a positive reaction.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Allen-Doisy Test." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739619/all/Allen_Doisy_test.
Allen-Doisy test. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739619/all/Allen_Doisy_test. Accessed March 26, 2019.
Allen-Doisy test. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739619/all/Allen_Doisy_test
Allen-Doisy Test [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 March 26]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739619/all/Allen_Doisy_test.
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