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standardize

transitive verb stan·dard·ize

Medical Definition of standardize

standardized also British standardised; standardizing also British standardising

  1. 1:  to reduce to or compare with a standard <standardize a solution>

  2. 2:  to bring into conformity with a standard

  3. 3:  to arrange or order the component items of a test (as of intelligence or personality) so that the probability of their eliciting a designated class of response varies with some quantifiable psychological or behavioral attribute, function, or characteristic

standardization also British standardisation \ˌstan-dərd-ə-ˈzā-shən\play noun


Variants of standardize

also British standardise \ˈstan-dərd-ˌīz\play


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