Arm

A group of participants in a research study who all receive the same study treatment.

How to say: Arm

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An example of a study with two arms.

USE IN A SENTENCE

If a study has more than one arm, one group will receive one study treatment while a second group will receive a different study treatment.

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Participants are put into different arms (or groups) to compare the results of different study treatments.

WORDS LIKE ARM

cohort

group

randomization

study arm

treatment group

WORDS OPPOSITE TO ARM

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