double-blind study meaning

  "double-blind study" in a sentence
Noun: double-blind study
  1. An experimental procedure in which neither the subjects of the experiment nor the persons administering the experiment know the critical aspects of the experiment
    - double-blind procedure, double-blind experiment

Derived forms: double-blind studies

Type of: experimental procedure

Encyclopedia: Double-blind study

A method of studying a drug or procedure in which both the subjects and investigators are kept unaware of who is actually getting which specific treatment.

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