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specimen
used in Of Human Bondage

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Definition
a sample regarded as typical of its class; or a bit of tissue, blood, or urine that is taken for diagnostic purposes
  • In America we should call him a pretty fair specimen of a waster.'
    25-26 — Chapters 25-26 (90% in)
  • It was a collection of pathological specimens.
    53-54 — Chapters 53-54 (57% in)
  • Anatomy was a dreary science, a mere matter of learning by heart an enormous number of facts; dissection bored him; he did not see the use of dissecting out laboriously nerves and arteries when with much less trouble you could see in the diagrams of a book or in the specimens of the pathological museum exactly where they were.
    55-56 — Chapters 55-56 (21% in)
  • Then they showed him various specimens; he had been to very few lectures and, as soon as he was asked about things which he could not learn from books, he was floored.
    59-60 — Chapters 59-60 (37% in)

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