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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: stan′dărd-i-zā′shŭn


  1. Formulation of a solution of definite strength so that it may be used for comparison and in tests.
  2. The process of making any drug or other preparation conform to a type or standard.
  3. A set of techniques used to remove as far as possible the effects of differences in age or other confounding variables when comparing two or more populations.