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Concealing identity, as with the proverbial burglar's mask. In clinical trials, the process of withholding the identities of study subjects in treatment and control groups, usually described as “blinding.” The word “masking” is preferred to “blinding” by some clinical trial specialists on the grounds that “blinding” may be an emotive word.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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