paraspecific

adjective

para·​spe·​cif·​ic -spi-ˈsif-ik How to pronounce paraspecific (audio)
: having or being curative actions or properties in addition to the specific one considered medically useful
determine the paraspecific actions of an antivenin

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“Paraspecific.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/paraspecific. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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