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aptitude test

 [ap´tĭ-to̳d]
one designed to measure the capacity for developing general or specific skills.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ap·ti·tude test

an occupation-oriented intelligence test used to evaluate a person's abilities, talents, and skills; particularly valuable in vocational counseling.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ap·ti·tude test

(ap'ti-tūd test)
An occupation-oriented intelligence test used to evaluate a person's abilities, talents, and skills; particularly valuable in vocational counseling.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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