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adj \ˈblīnd\

Medical Definition of BLIND

a :  lacking or deficient in sight; especially :  having less than 110 of normal vision in the more efficient eye when refractive defects are fully corrected by lenses b :  of or relating to sightless persons <blind care>
a :  made or done without sight of certain objects or knowledge of certain facts that could serve for guidance or cause bias <a blind taste test> <a blind clinical trial>—see double-blind, single-blind b :  having no knowledge of information that may cause bias during the course of an experiment or test <researchers blind to whether the investigational drug is administered>
:  having but one opening or outlet <the cecum is a blind pouch>
blind·ly \ˈblīn-(d)lē\ adverb
blind·ness \ˈblīn(d)-nəs\ noun
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