double-blind

adjective
dou·​ble-blind | \ ˌdə-bəl-ˈblīnd How to pronounce double-blind (audio) \

Definition of double-blind

: of, relating to, or being an experimental procedure in which neither the subjects nor the experimenters know which subjects are in the test and control groups during the actual course of the experiments — compare open-label, single-blind

First Known Use of double-blind

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Double-blind.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/double-blind. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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double-blind

adjective
dou·​ble-blind | \ ˌdəb-əl-ˈblīnd How to pronounce double-blind (audio) \

Medical Definition of double-blind

: of, relating to, or being an experimental procedure in which neither the subjects nor the experimenters know which subjects are in the test and control groups during the actual course of the experiments — compare open-label, single-blind

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