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a place equipped for making tests or doing experimental work.
1. one for examination of materials derived from the human body (such as fluids, tissues, or cells) for the purpose of providing information on diagnosis, prognosis, prevention, or treatment of disease.
2. a setting in which learners can apply to clients skills learned in a clinical laboratory.
college laboratory a comprehensive college learning environment to acquire necessary skills; a well-equipped college laboratory for students of health care professions will include audiovisual learning modules and computer-aided instruction and will provide the opportunity to practice skills on simulated clients.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A laboratory that, in the context of clinical trials, analyses samples collected in clinical care or research.
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