Skip to Content
Medical Term:


Pronunciation: eks-per'i-ment


  1. A study in which the investigator intentionally alters one or more factors under controlled conditions to study the effects of doing so.
  2. In nuclear magnetic resonance, the term applied to a pulse sequence.

[L. experimentum, fr. experior, to test, try]

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.