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nonspecific

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adjective non·spe·cif·ic \-spi-ˈsif-ik\

Medical Definition of nonspecific

  1. :  not specific: asa:  not caused by a specific agent <nonspecific adenitis> <nonspecific enteritis>b:  having a general purpose or effect <nonspecific therapy>

  2. non·spe·cif·i·cal·ly \-ˈsif-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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