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randomized controlled trial


randomized controlled trial

noun ran·dom·ized controlled trial \ˈran-də-ˌmīzd-\

Definition of RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL

:  a clinical trial in which the subjects are randomly distributed into groups which are either subjected to the experimental procedure (as use of a drug) or which serve as controls—called also randomized clinical trial
February 27, 2015
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