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single-blind study

Etymology: L, singulus, one by one; AS, blind + L, studere, to be busy
an experiment in which the person collecting data knows whether the subject is in the control group or the experimental group, but subjects do not. See also double-blind study.

single-blind study

A study in which one party, either the investigator or the subject/patient, does not know whether medication or placebo is administered.

single-blind study,

n an experiment in which the person collecting the data knows whether the subjects are in the control or experimental groups but the subjects do not.

single-blind study

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