Draize test


Draize test

Draize test [dreyz] Word Origin noun Pharmacology.

  1. a test assessing the potential of drugs, chemicals, cosmetics, and other commercial products to produce irritation, pain, or damage to the human eye by studying its effect on a rabbit’s eye.

Origin of Draize test 1975–80; after John H. Draize (born 1900), U.S. pharmacologist, who devised it

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