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Friedman testAn obsolete bioassay in which the urine of a pregnant woman is injected into a mature non-pregnant rabbit to induce ruptured ovarian follicles.
[Maurice H. Friedman, U.S. physiologist, b. 1903]
One of the first tests for pregnancy in which the patient's urine was injected into unmated mature female rabbits; a positive reaction was indicated by formation of corpora lutea and corpora haemorrhagica. This test is no longer used.
Friedman,M., U.S. physiologist and physician, 1903–.
Friedman test - modified Aschheim-Zondek test for pregnancy.
a modification of the aschheim-zondek test for pregnancy in the mare based on the use of a rabbit instead of mice. Little used because of the cost of the rabbit.