challenge

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challenge

1. US an assertion that a person is not entitled to vote or that a vote is invalid
2. Law a formal objection to a person selected to serve on a jury (challenge to the polls) or to the whole body of jurors (challenge to the array)

challenge

[′chal·ənj]
(communications)
To cause an interrogator to transmit a signal which puts a transponder into operation.
(immunology)
Administration of an antigen to ascertain state of immunity.
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Each subject in the study completed a series of direct nasal challenges with increasing concentrations of ragweed allergen to determine an allergen dose that would result in a 30 percent reduction in nasal volume (defined as the PD30 dose) during the screening period of the study.