intracutaneous reaction n.
A skin reaction following the intracutaneous injection of an antigen to which the individual has been sensitized, as in the tuberculin test. Also called intradermal reaction.
noun, Immunology. 1. a test for immunity or allergy to a particular antigen by observing the local reaction following injection of a small amount of the antigen into the skin.
intrad in·trad (ĭn’trād’) adv. Toward the inner part; inward.
[in-truh-dey] /ˈɪn trəˌdeɪ/ adjective 1. occurring during a single .
[in-truh-dur-muh l] /ˌɪn trəˈdɜr məl/ adjective 1. within the dermis. 2. going between the layers of the skin, as an injection. /ˌɪntrəˈdɜːməl/ adjective 1. (anatomy) other words for intracutaneous Abbreviation (esp of an injection) ID, i.d. intradermal in·tra·der·mal (ĭn’trə-dûr’məl) adj. Within or between the layers of the skin.