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ex·per·i·men·tal group

a group of subjects exposed to the variable of an experiment, as opposed to the control group.

experimental group

a set of items or people under study to determine the effect of an event, a substance, or a technique. Compare control group.

ex·per·i·men·tal group

(eks-per'i-men'tăl grūp)
The group of subjects exposed to the variable of an experiment, as opposed to the control group.

ex·per·i·men·tal group

(eks-per'i-men'tăl grūp)
Group of subjects exposed to variable of an experiment, vs. to control group.

experimental group,

n the group of participants in a clinical study who receive the actual drug or treatment being studied. See also controlled clinical trial.
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In the first orientation tasks the control group was faster than the experimental group (for instance, in M3 it was faster in five of eight tasks).
Nonetheless, other than exposure to L1, they received the same procedure of teaching speaking (with similar class sessions in time length and frequency) through using reading authentic texts and vocabulary in the same way as the experimental groups explained above.
The second hypothesis was that students in the experimental group would score higher on all graded assignments.
As can be seen in Table 1, the pre-test included data collected from 219 students included in the experimental groups and 193 in the control groups, giving a total of 412 subjects in this phase of the study.
The control group also had the same questionnaire as that of the experimental group administered before and after giving them a placebo treatment on HIV/AIDS stigmatization.
Further supporting the theory that proficiency is achieved at varying speeds, the experimental group could be divided into two subgroups: five subjects achieved proficiency levels on the intermediate mode of the simulator in less than six trials and the remaining three subjects achieved such proficiency in more than twelve trials, highlighting the necessity of technical skill assessment of surgical residents rather than the traditional method of performing a specified number of procedures.
The experimental group patients had 60 min sessions of individual PT every workday for 4 weeks, i.
The age wise Mean weight gain per day and mean height gain in experimental group was found to be higher than National and International standards shown in (Table-IV).
Although blue-green light recipients comprised the active experimental group, Etcher said she was surprised when some recipients of red light - the placebo group - also were reported as showing improvements, with caregivers saying their patients were calmer and had reduced resistance to care.
We separated the beetles and rats into control and experimental groups based on relative body size by alternately placing the lightest individual of each species into a control group and the next lightest into an experimental group.

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