1. The making of a solution of definite strength so that it may be used for comparison and in tests. 2. Making any drug or other preparation conform to the type or standard. 3. A set of techniques used to remove as far as possible the effects of differences in the age or other confounding variables when comparing two or more populations.
- s. of a test in psychology, the following of definite procedures for administering, scoring, evaluating, and reporting the results of a new test which is under development.

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stan·dard·iza·tion (stan″dərd-ĭ-zaґshən) 1. the bringing of any preparation to a specified standard as to quality or ingredients. 2. the formulation of standards for a substance or for a procedure.

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