Definition of Control experiment

1. Noun. An experiment designed to control for variables affecting the results of another experiment.

Generic synonyms: Experiment, Experimentation



Medical Definition of Control experiment

1. An experiment used to check another, to verify the result, or to demonstrate what would have occurred had the factor under study been omitted. See: control, control animal. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Control Experiment

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Literary usage of Control experiment

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1. Recitation as a Factor in Memorizing by Arthur Irving Gates (1922)
"(d) control experiment.—The directions in the control experiment were the same as in the Uninformed, but the formation of the test was different. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"... control" experiment was to determine the rate at which untrained bees arrived at each of two stations when no active foraging was in progress. ..."

3. Anemia and Resuscitation: An Experimental and Clinical Research by George Washington Crile (1914)
"Group VIII control experiment EXPERIMENT 53 FEBRUARY 24, 1909. Fox terrier dog; condition, fair. Ether; morphia, gr. J4- As a control for the other ..."

4. Directions for a Practical Course in Chemical Physiology by William Cramer (1915)
"A second experiment, a so-called "control experiment," is performed simultaneously in order to exclude possible fallacies. In the control experiment the ..."

5. Practical organic and bio-chemistry by Robert Henry Aders Plimmer (1920)
"In experiments with enzymes a control experiment is carried out with boiled enzyme ... It is extremely important to carry out such a control experiment, ..."

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