(in an experiment or clinical trial) a group of subjects who are exposed to the variable under study: a lower infection rate in the experimental group that received the vaccine.
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How to use experimental group in a sentence
In that study, refugees in an experimental group wrote about meaningful events from their past, while refugees in a control group wrote about ordinary events.Nostalgia may have bona fide benefits in hard times, like the pandemic | Sujata Gupta | October 12, 2021 | Science News
Her taste for ingenuity led to invitations to experimental groups such as New York’s Fiasco Theater, which debuted a zesty “Two Gentlemen of Verona” in her space in 2014.Folger Theatre’s Janet Griffin announces her retirement after decades of devotion to Shakespeare | Peter Marks | January 27, 2021 | Washington Post