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Definition: 'Matched Groups'

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matched groups

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. a method of experimental control in which subjects in one group are matched on a one-to-one basis with subjects in other groups concerning all organism variables (age, sex, height, weight), which the experimenter believes could influence the variable being investigated.

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