Ivy bleeding time test

I·vy bleed·ing time test

a bleeding time test in which a sphygmomanometer is inflated to 40 mm Hg around the upper arm, a 5-mm deep incision is made on the flexor surface of the forearm, and the time is measured to cessation of bleeding.


Andrew Conway, U.S. physiologist, 1893-1978.
Ivy bleeding time test