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sample

  1. part of a total population that can be analysed to make inferences about the whole population (see SAMPLING).
  2. a small amount of raw material or finished product whose quality or performance can be tested as a guide to the quality or performance of a whole batch of material or product (see QUALITY CONTROL, ACCEPTANCE SAMPLING).
  3. a small trial pack of a product or brand which is used to encourage buyers to try it out (see SALES PROMOTION).
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Analysis of TONEL-positive erythroblasts in cord blood and fetal blood samples.
Experimental analysis of maternal and fetal blood samples and lipid infusion studies indicate that there is an influx of lipids from maternal and placental sources into the fetal circulation (Berghaus et al.