a part or an individual taken as exemplifying a whole mass or number; a typical animal, plant, mineral, part, etc.
(in medicine, microbiology, etc.) a sample of a substance or material for examination or study:
a urine specimen; a tissue specimen.
a particular or peculiar kind of person.

an individual, object, or part regarded as typical of the group or class to which it belongs
(as modifier): a specimen signature, a specimen page

(med) a sample of tissue, blood, urine, etc, taken for diagnostic examination or evaluation
the whole or a part of an organism, plant, rock, etc, collected and preserved as an example of its class, species, etc
(informal, often derogatory) a person

specimen spec·i·men (spěs’ə-mən)
A sample, as of tissue, blood, or urine, used for analysis and diagnosis.


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