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placebo effect

noun

Definition of placebo effect

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



1950

First Known Use of placebo effect

1950

Rhymes with placebo effect


Medical Dictionary

placebo effect

noun

Medical Definition of placebo effect

  1. :  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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