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clinical trialA research study involving human subjects designed to answer specific questions about the safety and efficacy of a biomedical intervention (drug, treatment, device), or new ways of using a known drug, treatment or device.
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clinical studyPharmacology A study designed to measure the safety, efficacy, and appropriate dosage of a new drug or biological; CSs may be placebo-controlled or, less commonly, compared with a 'gold standard' therapy. See Phase I, II, III study.
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