comparator


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comparator

An investigational or marketed product (i.e., active control), or placebo, which is used as a reference in a clinical trial.

comparator

(kŏm-par′ăt-ŏr) [L. comparator, a comparer]
Something, e.g., an old drug from an established class, with which another item is compared.
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Therefore, the court has now established the principle whereby the comparator may be from within the same workplace where male pay is "uninfected" by gender discrimination or, if no such workplace comparator is available, from outside the workplace or sector to jobs "to which a similar value can be attributed using gender neutral criteria".
TransCelerate expects more companies to join the Comparator Network, as well as additional transactions to follow.
This will allow users to obtain excellent surface illumination at substantially higher magnifications than would normally be possible with comparators.
Other devices in the Linear Building Blocks family include various combinations of op amps, comparators (with and without programmable hysteresis), and voltage references -- some products also feature a shutdown mode.
Numerous recent appraisals by the UK's National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and Germany's Institut fur Qualitat und Wirtschaftlichkeit im Gesundheitswesen (IQWiG) have demonstrated the critical stance that is being readily taken by these bodies with regard to comparator selection.
Total quantity or scope: Lot 1 Benchmarking data which allows the Trust to benchmark its performance on a variety of indicators against local, national and international comparators and against best practice.
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Measurement of organism eradication was performed in 50 patients receiving daptomycin and 52 receiving a comparator drug.
In the actual use of the comparator, the screen is set to expose in [W.
Many wanted to see, too, if Comparator had a real fingerprint verification product and if, indeed, it was operating in a viable industry.
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Each PWM module has a comparator register and boast four modes of operation: standard PWM output, set output on comparator register match, toggle output on comparator register match, or center-align the pulse with the center of another PWM pulse.