"specification" usually refers to the whole document including the claims
Beside each item on a patent cover sheet there is a number inside a square bracket. These numbers, the INID codes, are international standards that identify the type of element in a patent document for most countries in the world. Below are a select list of categories, for the complete list of the codes refer to Appendix 1 in WIPO Standard ST.9.
 Patent Number
 Document Type
 Application Number
 Date of Patent Filing
 Date of Patent Publication/Issue
 International Patent Classification
 Domestic or National Classification
 Invention Title
 Abstract or Claim
 List of Prior Art Documents (aka References Cited)
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