blinded experiment


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blind·ed ex·per·i·ment

(blīnd'ed eks-pĕr'i-ment)
An investigation in which information is withheld from the subject, the researcher, or both, in order to minimize the risk of bias.
See also: double blind experiment; single blind experiment
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First, we've been able to take a known enzyme and, in a blinded experiment with one of our scientists, have him employ ACTT(SM) to identify the actual substrate of that enzyme.
His doctor has told him that the study will be a well designed, controlled and blinded experiment, and that John has a 50-50 chance of receiving the active drug or a "sham" treatment which is being tested for comparison.
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