placebo effect


placebo effect

noun

Definition of PLACEBO EFFECT

:  improvement in the condition of a patient that occurs in response to treatment but cannot be considered due to the specific treatment used

First Known Use of PLACEBO EFFECT

1950

Rhymes with PLACEBO EFFECT

placebo effect

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PLACEBO EFFECT

: improvement in the condition of a patient that occurs in response to treatment but cannot be considered due to the specific treatment used

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