a formerly widely used precipitin (flocculation) test for syphilis in which the "antigen" consisted of glycerol, cholesterol, and beef heart extract.
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Hinton testAn obsolete flocculation test formerly used in the diagnosis of syphilis, supplanted by the RPR test.
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Hinton,William A., U.S. physician, 1883-1959.
Hinton test - a formerly widely used precipitin test for syphilis.
Muller-Hinton agar - see under Muller, Hermann Joseph
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