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 multicenter (audio) , ˈməl-​ˌtī-​ \ adjective

Examples of multicenter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There were multicenter clinical trials with thousands of patients with COVID that were started in a week—a week from the idea to enrolling patients. Claudia Wallis, Scientific American, "COVID Showed How Trials for New Drugs Could Be Faster and Better," 2 Apr. 2021 Since March, the two of us have been conducting a multicenter clinical trial evaluating the utility of adding sarilumab to the current standard of care versus standard of care alone for patients with moderate-to-severe Covid-19. Paul Monach, STAT, "The hazards of medicine by tweet: the case of anti-cytokine therapy for Covid-19," 12 Feb. 2021 Surapaneni, who is a part of a multicenter research program called PlaMatSu, is interested in developing polymers that mimic these microscopic wrinkles to produce insect-deterring surfaces. Monique Brouillette, Scientific American, "Microscopic Wrinkles in Leaves Ward Off Insects," 26 Jan. 2021 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

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First Known Use of multicenter

1960, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of multicenter was in 1960

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“Multicenter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multicenter. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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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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