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single blind

A testing procedure in which the administrators do not tell the subjects if they are being given a test treatment or a control treatment in order to avoid bias in the results.

sin′gle-blind′ adj.
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(Sociology) of or relating to an experiment, esp one to discover people's reactions to certain commodities, drugs, etc, in which the experimenters but not the subjects know the particulars of the test items during the experiment. Compare double-blind
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of or pertaining to an experiment or clinical trial in which the researchers but not the subjects know which subjects are receiving the active treatment, medication, etc., so as to eliminate subject bias. Compare double-blind.
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Launched in October 2018, the Phase 2 clinical trial is a prospective, multicenter, randomized, controlled, single-blind, two arm study to assess the safety and efficacy of D-PLEX100 administered concomitantly with the Standard of Care (SOC), compared to SOC treated control arm, in the prevention of post-abdominal surgery incisional infection (superficial and deep) over a period of 30 days, stated the company.
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In contrast, under conventional single-blind peer review the reviewer knows the author's identity, but the author does not know who reviewed their paper.
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