SHAM SURGERY

In experiments of surgical intervention, it mimics surgery but no parts are removed or altered. also known as shame operation. This operation is just like the experimental surgery.

SHAM SURGERY: "Sham surgery does not have any systemic effects."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SHAM SURGERY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sham-surgery/ (accessed October 13, 2019).
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