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specimens, plural;
  1. An individual animal, plant, piece of a mineral, etc., used as an example of its species or type for scientific study or display

  2. An example of something such as a product or piece of work, regarded as typical of its class or group

  3. A sample for medical testing, esp. of urine

  4. Used to refer humorously to a person or animal
    • - in her he found himself confronted by a sorrier specimen than himself

  1. an example regarded as typical of its class
  2. a bit of tissue or blood or urine that is taken for diagnostic purposes; "they collected a urine specimen for urinalysis"
  3. A specimen is a portion or quantity of material for use in testing, examination, or study.
  4. Specimen are a British band formed in the 1980s. Their music has been described as spanning many different genres of music, including; Glam, Goth, Punk and Post-Punk and are widely credited as one of the pioneers of the Gothic movement, both musically and stylistically.
  5. An individual instance that represents a class; an example; A sample, especially one used for diagnostic analysis; An eligible man
  6. (Specimens) samples of original banknotes distributed between banks to familiarize with new designed banknotes, usually with overprints, cancellation or special numbers. Sometimes issued for collector purpose.
  7. (specimens) representative samples that show what others look like
  8. Referring to a special set of coins struck at the Mint from 1792 to 1816 that display many characteristics of the later Proof coinage.
  9. a sample, an individual taken as representative of the rest
  10. A stamp used as an 'example' and overprinted as such.
  11. A gathering, or part of a gathering, of a single species or infraspecific taxon made at one time, disregarding admixtures (Art. 8.2).
  12. An organism, part of an organism, or naturally-occurring material that has been collected, that may or may not have undergone some preparation treatment.  It may exist in its original state, in an altered form, or some combination of the two. ...
  13. An item held in a collection that is preserved to allow study. The item is selected to represent a particular species and is generally a typical individual of that species.
  14. A brilliant image relief is struck against a matte or lined background in order to achieve maximum visual impact. Specimen coins are struck up to two times on numismatic presses.
  15. sample, or portion thereof, which is to be tested and the test results to be reported.
  16. a term used to refer to a mineral or rock sample, a piece one is studying or using as an example
  17. An individual disc as used in this aging study.
  18. A small part of a substance or organism that can serve as a sample for the purposes of medical investigation.
  19. "Material available for analysis." [IFCC]
  20. A fluid or tissue sample that a patient gives to their healthcare professional for testing.
  21. Also: sample.  Human biological material, including solid material (e.g., tissue, organs) body fluid (e.g., blood, urine, saliva, semen, cerebrospinal fluid), and cells.
  22. an individual plant used to represent the properties of the whole population of that species
  23. A portion of tissue, blood, urine, or other material used for diagnosis and analysis. A single biopsy may generate several specimens, including a number of slides, paraffin blocks, and/or frozen specimens. See Biospecimen.
  24. A plant with unusual foliage, flowers, bark or growth habit; often used for accent.
  25. A specimen is standard calibrator material, known control material, or material from an unknown subject which is collected for subsequent measurement in an immunoassay. An aliquot of specimen, together with the other components of the incubation medium, are added to a sample for assay.