n. A neuropsychological test which assesses perceptual and motor speed. From a given list of items randomly-distributed on a page or a screen, a participant is required to cancel out digits. This procedure is used in diagnosing Alzheimer's disease. Also called digital cancellation test.

CANCELLATION TEST: "The cancellation test is a diagnostic tool for detecting Alzheimer's disease."
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