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Medical Dictionary


noun spec·i·fic·i·ty \ˌspes-ə-ˈfis-ət-ē\
plural spec·i·fic·i·ties

Medical Definition of SPECIFICITY

:  the quality or condition of being specific: as a :  the condition of being peculiar to a particular individual or group of organisms <host specificity of a parasite> b :  the condition of participating in or catalyzing only one or a few chemical reactions <the specificity of an enzyme>


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