sample unit
The discrete identifiable portion suitable for taking as a sample or as a portion of a sample. These units may be different at different stages of sampling.
PAC, 1988, 60, 1461. (Nomenclature, symbols, units and their usage in spectrochemical analysis-X. Preparation of materials for analytical atomic spectroscopy and other related techniques (Recommendations 1988)) on page 1463 [Terms] [Paper]