clinical trial


clinical trial

noun

Definition of CLINICAL TRIAL

:  a scientifically controlled study of the safety and effectiveness of a therapeutic agent (as a drug or vaccine) using consenting human subjects

First Known Use of CLINICAL TRIAL

1946

clinical trial

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CLINICAL TRIAL

: a scientifically controlled study of the safety and effectiveness of a therapeutic agent (as a drug or vaccine) using consenting human subjects

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