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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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During labour, the treating clinicians wrongly took a fetal blood sample from the crown of her head, causing a subdural haematoma in Sophie's brain which resulted in her suffering huge life-limiting injuries.
The reasons for the trace levels of PFOA in fetal blood samples are nonoccupational exposure and the binding of PFOA to maternal blood protein.
Analysis of TONEL-positive erythroblasts in cord blood and fetal blood samples. (a) TUNEL+ Sample type erythroblasts, % Cord blood 56 Cord blood 60 Cord blood 59 Cord blood 56 Cord blood 56 Cord blood 61 Cord blood 63 Cord blood 60 Cord blood 63 Cord blood 60 Fetal blood 64 Fetal blood 61 (a) Values are indicated as means.