Definitions for "Skin prick test"
a test performed to determine a person's sensitivity to a certain allergen by applying it to a small needle and using that needle to pierce the skin
An allergy test that involves scratching the outer surface of the skin on the arms or back, applying a drop of an allergen solution, then watching for a reaction (swelling, redness). It is very useful for determining what you are allergic to.
a painless and simple procedure where a number of allergens are placed on the skin, and the skin is gently pricked to see which allergens cause a reaction