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anecdotal

Pronunciation: an′ek-dō′-tal

Definition: Report of clinical experiences based on individual experience, rather than an organized investigation with standard research features, such as appropriate controls.

[G. anekdota, unpublished items, fr. an- priv + ekdido, to publish]

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