Skip to Content

experiment

Pronunciation: eks-per'i-ment

Definition:

  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]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide