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normal control group
Bonfire ID - BF_T0000217
Semantic type Listed - Group
Definition - A subject group consisting of individuals that display a canonical phenotype for the phenotype under investigation in a scientific study. Membership in this group does not imply that the subject displays no abberrant phenotypes. For example, an adult that displays no symptoms of respiratory disease may serve as a normal control in a study even though the subject posssess a rare blood type.
Source - Maryann Martone
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