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experimental error Error that arises because of variation between experimental samples. It may be attributed to differences in materials and/or techniques, rather than to real differences (e.g. in growth or behaviour). Experimental error must be monitored in any statistical comparison of experimental data.

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experimental error An error that arises because of variation between experimental samples. It may be attributed to differences in materials and/or techniques, rather than to real differences (e.g. in growth). Experimental error must be monitored in any statistical comparison of experimental data.

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experimental error An error that arises because of variation between experimental samples. It may be attributed to differences in materials and/or techniques, rather than to real differences (e.g. in growth). Experimental error must be monitored in any statistical comparison of experimental data.