Yakimoff's Test

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Medical definition of Yakimoff's test:

On warming atoxyl in a test- tube, the slightest yellow discoloration indicates the presence of dangerous impurities.

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A method of diagnosis of pregnancy: with the tip of the forefinger in the vagina, a sharp tap is made against the lower segment of the uterus; the embryo, if present, is tossed upward, and if the finger is retained in place will presently be felt to strike against the wall of the uterus as it falls back. ...