specimen: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (spes'u-mun), [key]
- 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.
- specimen (Thesaurus)