Meaning of RANDOMIZATION in English
When referring to an experiment or clinical trial, theprocess by which animal or human subjects are assigned by chance to separate groups that compare different treatments or other interventions. Randomization gives each participant an equal chance of being assigned to any of the groups. randomized clinical trial A study in which the participants are assigned by chance to separate groups that compare different treatments; neither the researchers nor the participants can choose which group. Using chance to assign people to groups means that the groups will be similar and that the treatments they receive can be compared objectively. At the time of the trial, it is not known which treatment is best. It is the patient's choice to be in a randomized trial.
NCI English Dictionary of Cancer Terms. Английский словарь раковых терминов NCI(Национальный институт злокачественных новообразований). 2012