Definitions

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  • n. A person, animal or thing treated as expendable, to therefore use as an experimental subject regardless of whatever loss or damage it may suffer as a result.
  • n. The subject of an experiment.

Etymologies

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From Latin corpus ("body") vile ("worthless").

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