Definition of Control group

1. Noun. (context: in an experiment) The group of test subjects left untreated or unexposed to some procedure and then compared with treated subjects in order to validate the results of the test. ¹

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Medical Definition of Control group

1. A group of subjects participating in the same experiment as another group of subjects, but which is not exposed to the variable under investigation. See: experimental group. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Control Group

control chart
control charts
control circuit
control code
control codes
control condition
control coupling
control couplings
control element
control experiment
control freak
control freaks
control function
control gene
control grid
control group (current term)
control joint
control key
control keys
control limit
control mechanism
control mechanisms
control operation
control order
control orders
control panel
control panels
control plot
control release suture
control rod

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