Wada test(redirected from Intracarotid sodium amobarbital test)
unilateral internal carotid injection of amobarbital to determine the laterality of speech; injection on the dominant side causes transient aphasia or mutism; used prior to surgical treatment of epilepsy.
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Wada testNeurosurgery A test used to determine which side of the brain contains higher language functions. See Left brain.
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Wada,John A., Japanese-Canadian neurosurgeon, 1924–.
Wada test - unilateral internal carotid injection of amobarbital to determine the laterality of speech.
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