specific

[adj] - relating to or distinguishing or constituting a taxonomic species 2. [adj] - (medicine and pathology) being or affecting a disease produced by a particular microorganism or condition 3. [adj] - (sometimes followed by `to`) applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique 4. [adj]...
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Specific

Noun: In medical terms, a specific is a cure for some particular disease. A specific remedy. If they know the type of bacteria you have as an infection, the doctors will give you a specific to handle it.
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Specific

A remedy having a curative effect on a particular disease or symptom.
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Specific

Spe·cif'ic adjective [ French spécifique , or New Latin cpesificus ; Latin species a particular sort or kind + facere to make. Confer Specify .] 1. Of or pertaining to a species; characterizing or constituting a species; possessing the peculiar property or ...
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Specific

Spe·cif'ic noun 1. (Medicine) A specific remedy. See Specific , adjective , 3. « His parents were weak enough to believe that the royal touch was a specific for this malady.» Macaulay. 2. Anything having peculiar adap...
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specific

1. Pertaining to a species. ... 2. Produces by a single kind of microorganism. ... 3. A remedy specially indicated for any particular disease. ... 4. <immunology> Pertaining to the special affinity of antigen for the corresponding antibody. ... Origin: L. Specificus ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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specific

adjective relating to or distinguishing or constituting a taxonomic species; `specific characters`
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specific

adjective stated explicitly or in detail; `needed a specific amount`
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specific

adjective (sometimes followed by `to`) applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique; `rules with specific application`; `demands specific to the job`; `a specific and detailed account of the accident`
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specific

noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease; `quinine is a specific for malaria`
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specific

(spә-sif´ik) pertaining to a species. produced by a single kind of microorganism. restricted to a particular structure or function, such as in application or effect. a remedy specially indicated for a particular disease. in immunology, pertaining to the special aff...
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Specific

• (a.) Exerting a peculiar influence over any part of the body; preventing or curing disease by a peculiar adaption, and not on general principles; as, quinine is a specific medicine in cases of malaria. • (a.) Anything having peculiar adaption to the purpose to which it is applied. • (a.) Of or pertaining to a species; characterizin...
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specific

(L. specificus) 1. pertaining to a species. 2. produces by a single kind of microorganism. 3. a remedy specially indicated for any particular disease. 4. in immunology, pertaining to the special affinity of antigen for the corresponding antibody.
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specific

Type: Term Pronunciation: spĕ-sif′ik Definitions: 1. Relating to a species. 2. Relating to an individual infectious disease, one caused by a special microorganism. 3. A remedy having a definite therapeutic action in relation to a particular disease or symptom, as quinine in relation to malaria.
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SPECIFIC

The Sustainable Product Engineering Centre for Innovative Functional Industrial Coatings (SPECIFIC) is an academic and industrial consortium led by Swansea University with Tata Steel as the main industrial partner. It is funded by EPSRC, Technology Strategy Board and the Welsh Government. ...
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specific

distinguishing something particular or unique
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