Share this entry

Share this page

placebo effect

Saltos de línea: pla|cebo ef¦fect

Definición de placebo effect en inglés:

sustantivo

A beneficial effect produced by a placebo drug or treatment, which cannot be attributed to the properties of the placebo itself, and must therefore be due to the patient’s belief in that treatment: orthodox doctors dismiss the positive results as a result of the placebo effect
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This raises the question of whether treatment causes a placebo effect, perhaps because of the extra time spent with patients.
  • The incidence also explains the powerful placebo effect of some treatments.
  • This may be attributed to a high placebo effect and the large number of poorly controlled trials in women without a pretrial diagnosis of premenstrual syndrome.

Definición de placebo effect en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día orthoepy
Pronunciación: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
noun
the correct or accepted pronunciation of words