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small invasive self-pollinating weed with small white flowers; much studied by plant geneticists; the first higher plant whose complete genome sequence was described Arabidopsis thaliana , mouse-ear cress
minimally invasive operation to repair a damaged joint; the surgeon examines the joint with an arthroscope while making repairs through a small incision arthroscopy
rigorously controlled test of a new drug or a new invasive medical device on human subjects; in the United States it is conducted under the direction of the FDA before being made available for general clinical use clinical test , clinical trial
weakly climbing European perennial with white or pink flowers; naturalized in North America and an invasive weed Convolvulus arvensis , field bindweed , wild morning-glory
loosestrife: a cosmopolitan genus found in damp or swampy terrain having usually yellow flowers; inclined to be invasive genus Lysimachia , Lysimachia
weedy herb of the eastern United States to Texas having golden-yellow flowers; sometimes becomes invasive; sometimes placed in genus Senecio golden groundsel , golden ragwort , Packera aurea , Senecio aureus
clinical trial on a few persons to determine the safety of a new drug or invasive medical device; for drugs, dosage or toxicity limits should be obtained phase I , phase I clinical trial
laboratory test of a new drug or a new invasive medical device on animal subjects; conducted to gather evidence justifying a clinical trial preclinical phase , preclinical test , preclinical trial
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