Meaning of single-blind


Pronunciation: (sing'gul-blīnd'), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to an experiment or clinical trial in which the researchers but not the subjects know which subjects are receiving the active medication or treatment and which are not: a technique for eliminating subjective bias, as the placebo effect, from the test results. Cf.
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