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protocol


protocol

noun pro·to·col \ˈprōt-ə-ˌkl, -ˌkōl, -ˌkäl\

Definition of PROTOCOL

1
:  an official account of a proceeding; especially :  the notes or records relating to a case, an experiment, or an autopsy
2
:  a detailed plan of a scientific or medical experiment, treatment, or procedure <cryotherapy was performed in approximately half of the eyes through a randomization protocolJournal of the American Medical Association>
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