a formerly widely used precipitin (flocculation) test for syphilis in which the "antigen" consisted of glycerol, cholesterol, and beef heart extract.
Hinton testAn obsolete flocculation test formerly used in the diagnosis of syphilis, supplanted by the RPR test.
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