HyperDic: specimen

English > 2 senses of the word specimen:
NOUNcognitionspecimenan example regarded as typical of its class
bodyspecimena bit of tissue or blood or urine that is taken for diagnostic purposes
specimen > pronunciation
Soundsspeh'sahmahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > specimen: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn example regarded as typical of its class.
Broaderexample, illustration, instance, representativeAn item of information that is typical of a class or group
Spanishespécimen
Catalanespècimen
English > specimen: 2 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningA bit of tissue or blood or urine that is taken for diagnostic purposes.
Example"they collected a urine specimen for urinalysis"
Narrowercytologic specimenA specimen used for cytologic examination and diagnosis
BroadersampleAll or part of a natural object that is collected and preserved as an example of its class
Spanishespecimen, muestra
Catalanmostra

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