single-blind

single-blind

[sing-guhl-blahynd]
adjective
of or pertaining to an experiment or clinical trial in which the researchers but not the subjects know which subjects are receiving the active medication or treatment and which are not: a technique for eliminating subjective bias, as the placebo effect, from the test results.
Compare double-blind.


Origin:
1960–65

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single-blind
 
adj
Compare double-blind of or relating to an experiment, esp one to discover people's reactions to certain commodities, drugs, etc, in which the experimenters but not the subjects know the particulars of the test items during the experiment

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