vaginal cornification test

vag·i·nal cor·ni·fi·ca·tion test

a test for estrogenic activity, in which the appearance of cornified epithelial cells in a vaginal smear of a test animal is an indication of the action of an estrogen.

vaginal cornification test

a test for the level of estrogen in a urine sample of a woman. Confirmation is indicated by the appearance of cornified epithelial cells in a vaginal smear of a laboratory animal.

vag·i·nal cor·ni·fi·ca·tion test

(vaji-năl kōrni-fi-kāshŭn test)
Test for estrogenic activity, in which the appearance of cornified epithelial cells in a vaginal smear of a test animal indicates estrogen action.