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coccidioidin

 [kok-sid″e-oi´din]
a sterile preparation containing by-products of growth products of Coccidioides immitis, injected intracutaneously as a test for coccidioidomycosis.
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coc·cid·i·oi·din

(kok-sid'ē-oy'din),
A sterile solution containing the by-products of growth of Coccidioides immitis; used as an intracutaneous skin test, diagnostically more valuable in non-endemic areas.
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