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Definition of Litmus test

Litmus test: 1. A test to determine the acidity and alkalinity of a solution. See: Litmus.
2. Figuratively, any test in which a single factor is decisive.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 10/9/2012

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