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spec·i·men

specimen

 
 
pronunciation:
spe s mn
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a portion or example that is representative of a larger whole.
synonyms:
example, exemplar, representative, sample
similar words:
type
definition 2: in medicine, a sample of tissue or bodily fluid, such as urine, used for analysis or diagnosis.
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