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double-blind

, double-blinded (dub'el-blind')
Pert. to a method, study, or clinical trial in which neither the subjects nor the investigators know the identities of the subjects nor what treatment or medication, if any, the subjects receive. A double-blind study attempts to eliminate observer and subject bias.
See: blind (2); single-blind
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