double blind

double blind
noun
a test procedure in which the identity of those receiving the intervention is concealed from both the administrators and the subjects until after the test is completed; designed to reduce or eliminate bias in the results
Hypernyms: ↑test, ↑trial, ↑run

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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