multicenter

adjective
mul·ti·cen·ter | \ˈməl-tē-ˌsen-tər, ˈməl-ˌtī- \

Definition of multicenter 

: involving more than one medical or research institution a multicenter clinical study

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multicentered \-tərd \ adjective

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Last month, amid those and other ethical concerns, NIH suspended enrollment in the multicenter clinical trial, called MACH15. Sharon Begley, STAT, "Controversial NIH study of ‘moderate drinking’ will be terminated after scathing report," 15 June 2018 The company has even completed a multicenter Phase 1/2 trial of the drug, called SHP-611 (also known as HGT-1110) in Europe, with what appear to be promising results. Vibhav Rangarajan, STAT, "The ‘cruel joke’ of compassionate use and right to try: Pharma companies don’t have to comply," 5 June 2018 In Kasahara’s study, which is part of a multicenter clinical trial, a virus is injected into the tumor at the time of surgery. Nancy Dahlberg, miamiherald, "Brain cancer treatments showing promise with targeted therapies. 'Very exciting stuff.' | Miami Herald," 25 May 2018 Now a major, multicenter trial, involving 420 couples in the US, UK, Chile, Sweden, Kenya, and Italy, will start this summer, testing the effectiveness of the gel at preventing pregnancies. Julia Belluz, Vox, "A pill, a gel, and a nonsurgical vasectomy are making their way through clinical trials.," 4 May 2018 CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Cleveland Clinic researchers are leading a multicenter clinical trial comparing bariatric/metabolic surgery to lifestyle changes for treating Type 2 diabetes. Julie Washington, cleveland.com, "Cleveland Clinic leads multicenter trial on obesity, diabetes," 6 July 2017

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1960, in the meaning defined above

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multicenter

adjective
mul·ti·cen·ter | \ˈməl-tē-ˌsen-tər, ˈməl-ˌtī- \

Medical Definition of multicenter 

: involving more than one medical or research institution a multicenter clinical study

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