In medical jurisprudence. A method of serum-diagnosis of insanity from hteniolysis (breaking up of the red corpuscles of the blood) by injections of the venom of cobras or other serpents. Tills test for insanity has recently been employed in Germany and some other European countries and in Japan.

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