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ran·dom·ize

 (răn′də-mīz′)
tr.v. ran·dom·ized, ran·dom·iz·ing, ran·dom·iz·es
To make random in arrangement, especially in order to control the variables in an experiment.

ran′dom·i·za′tion (-də-mĭ-zā′shən) n.
ran′dom·iz′er n.
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Adj.1.randomized - set up or distributed in a deliberately random way
irregular - contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice; "irregular hiring practices"
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A small (40-patient) randomized trial in patients on HAART with peripheral neuropathy showed a statistically significant increase in CD4 (T-cell) counts over 12 weeks.
To assess whether the term "intention to treat" (ITT) predicts inclusion of all randomized subjects in the analysis, we reviewed 100 randomly selected reports of randomized trials that mentioned analysis by ITT.

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