Hallion's test

Hal·lion's test

(äl-yôNz′)
n.
A test of collateral circulation in cases of aneurysm, in which the main artery and vein of a limb are compressed; the veins of the hand or foot swell up if the collateral circulation is impeded.
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Because of the book's tone and limited sources, scholars and graduate students may be unsatisfied and might prefer reading it alongside other more thorough monographs, such as Richard Hallion's Test Pilots: The Frontiersmen of Flight.