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experimental group

noun
1.
(in an experiment or clinical trial) a group of subjects who are exposed to the variable under study:
a lower infection rate in the experimental group that received the vaccine.
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  • If it does this in a significantly shorter time in the experimental group then there is a clear effect caused by homeopathy.
experimental group in Medicine

experimental group ex·per·i·men·tal group (ĭk-spěr'ə-měn'tl)
n.
A group of subjects that are exposed to the variable of a control experiment.

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