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synopsis

[sinop′sis]
Etymology: Gk, syn, together, opsis, vision
a brief review, condensation, summary, or abridgment.

synopsis

A brief overview prepared at the conclusion of a clinical trial as part of a regulatory submission, which summarises the study plan and results. The synopsis collates efficacy and safety results, study objective, criteria for inclusion, methodology, etc.

synopsis

(sĭn-ŏp′sĭs) [Gr.]
A summary; a general review of the whole.

synopsis

a summary of current knowledge.