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noun archetype, case in point, cross section, documentum, ensample, example, exemplar, exemplification, exemplum, guide, illustration, instance, model, original, paradigm, prototype, representation, representative, reppesentative selection, showpiece, specimen, standard of comparison, swatch, typical example
See also: case, check, cross section, example, exemplary, illustration, instance, model, paradigm, partake, pattern, poll, prototype, representative, specimen

sample (sale by, implied term)

a contract of sale is a sale by sample where there is an express or implied term to that effect in the contract. Where there is a sale by sample there is an implied condition:
  1. (1) that the bulk will correspond with the sample in quality;
  2. (2) that the buyer will have a reasonable opportunity of comparing the bulk with the sample;
  3. (3) that the goods will be free from any defect, rendering them unacceptable, which would not be apparent on reasonable examination of the sample.

If a sale is by sample as well as by description, it is not sufficient that the bulk corresponds with the sample if the goods do not also correspond with the description. It is the duty of the seller to make the sample available to the buyer for comparison.

SAMPLE, contracts. A small quantity of any commodity or merchandise, exhibited as a specimen of a larger quantity called the bulk. (q.v.)
     2. When a sale is made by sample, and it afterwards turns out that the bulk does not correspond with it, the purchaser is not, in general, bound to take the property on a compensation being made to him for the difference. 1 Campb. R. 113; vide 2 East, 314; 4, Campb. R. 22; 12 Wend. 566 9 Wend. 20; 6 Cowen, 354; 12 Wend. 413. See 5 John. R. 395.

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Identification of biomarkers in fasting blood samples that could distinguish individuals at highest risk for developing T2DM would represent a major medical advance and potentially provide novel mechanistic insights into disease pathogenesis.
At baseline fasting blood samples were taken and the participants were given capsules containing either 400 mg PSO or placebo for 4 weeks.
From 1996 to 2001, BMD was measured in 3,035 offspring in the Framingham Osteoporosis Study, with fasting blood samples collected from 2,095 of them during 1998-2001.
Each examination followed a similar protocol: Fasting blood samples were drawn, and height, weight, and blood pressure were measured.
General information, anthropometric factors (height and weight), and fasting blood samples were collected and then one cup (240ml) of pomegranate juice and one cup (240ml) of tap water were given to the supplemented and control groups respectively every day for two weeks.