multicenter

adjective
mul·​ti·​cen·​ter | \ ˈməl-tē-ˌsen-tər How to pronounce multicenter (audio) , ˈməl-ˌtī- How to pronounce multicenter (audio) \

Definition of multicenter

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

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Other Words from multicenter

multicentered \ ˈməl-​tē-​ˌsen-​tərd How to pronounce multicentered (audio) , ˈməl-​ˌtī-​ \ adjective

Examples of multicenter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It’s not unusual for the military to participate in multicenter trials for treatments of ailments as diverse as cancer and trauma. Patricia Kime, USA TODAY, "Why the VA is recruiting 8,000 volunteers for COVID-19 vaccine trials," 9 Nov. 2020 This was a multicenter study of 3,099 critically ill adults with COVID-19 admitted to intensive care units at 67 hospitals across the United States, including UH. Julie Washington, cleveland, "Kidney patients are more likely to die from coronavirus, according to research at University Hospitals, other U.S. sites," 5 Nov. 2020 In two multicenter studies published in 2015 and 2018, 23 and 38 percent of babies born at 22 weeks and given intensive care survived to hospital discharge. Sarah Digregorio, New York Times, "Parents of Extremely Premature Babies Face an Impossible Choice," 16 Apr. 2020 Two subsequent multicenter studies were launched in March by Gilead, the company that makes remdesivir. ABC News, "Remdesivir could be promising drug candidate to treat coronavirus," 19 Mar. 2020 Last month, a team at Duke University was the first in the U.S. to perform the procedure in an adult as part of a multicenter clinical trial. Shraddha Chakradhar, STAT, "‘Donation after cardiac death’: New heart transplant method being tested for the first time in the U.S.," 16 Jan. 2020 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

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First Known Use of multicenter

1960, in the meaning defined above

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12 Nov 2020

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“Multicenter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multicenter. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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multicenter

adjective
mul·​ti·​cen·​ter | \ ˈməl-tē-ˌsen-tər How to pronounce multicenter (audio) , ˈməl-ˌtī- How to pronounce multicenter (audio) \

Medical Definition of multicenter

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

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