control group

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a group of organisms or substances that are not being tested, but whose test data are used as a comparison

Commerce

  • noun a small group which is used to check a sample group

Health Economics

  • (written as Control Group)
    A group of people acting for purposes of comparison as controls in a trial, cohort study or economic experiment.
  • synonymcontrol arm
    (written as Control Group)

Media Studies

Medical

  • noun a group of people who are not being treated but whose test data are used as a comparison in a study

Cars & Driving

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