Placebo in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Placebo

a substance with no medical effect that is given either to patients or individuals involved in a drug trial

Examples of Placebo in a sentence

Because I was given a placebo during the drug test, my medical condition did not improve.  🔊

The placebo is simply a sugar pill that contains no active ingredients.  🔊

To the surprise of the medical researchers, people who took the placebo reported feeling better than ever.  🔊

The doctor prescribed a placebo to his patient who had pretend illnesses.  🔊

As a test subject, Jack may receive either the manufacturer’s new drug or a placebo containing no active components.  🔊

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