mirror test


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A crude clinical test used to obtain material from the upper respiratory tract, in which the patient coughs on a mirror held in place in the upper larynx, which is sprayed with bronchial ‘juices’ which, if sufficiently voluminous, can provide material, albeit suboptimal, for cytology and culture

mirror test

ENT A crude clinical test used to obtain material from the upper respiratory tract, in which the Pt coughs on a mirror held in place in the upper larynx, which is sprayed with bronchial 'juices'
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And then comes the slap: 'When you think how sensitive pigs are, how they teach their young and help them deliver their own children later in life, how they answer to their names and pass the mirror test, the thought of the annual slaughter of 250 million of these animals across the European Union alone is chilling.
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