multiple puncture tuberculin test n.
A tine test in which the tuberculin or purified protein is inserted under the skin by repeated punctures with several needles or prongs.
noun, Military. 1. a reentry vehicle equipped with multiple warheads that cannot be directed to separate targets. Abbreviation: MRV, M.R.V.
[muhl-tuh-puh l] /ˈmʌl tə pəl/ adjective 1. consisting of, having, or involving several or many individuals, parts, elements, relations, etc.; manifold. 2. Electricity. 3. Botany. (of a fruit) collective. noun 4. Mathematics. a number that contains another number an integral number of times without a remainder: 12 is a multiple of 3. 5. Electricity. a […]
noun, Pathology. 1. a chronic degenerative, often episodic disease of the central nervous system marked by patchy destruction of the myelin that surrounds and insulates nerve fibers, usually appearing in young adulthood and manifested by one or more mild to severe neural and muscular impairments, as spastic weakness in one or more limbs, local sensory […]
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