median nerve test

median nerve test

[′mē·dē·ən ′nərv ‚test]
(medicine)
A test for loss of function of the median nerve by having the patient abduct the thumb at right angles to the palm with fingertips in contact and forming a pyramid.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.