Definition of Specificity

1. Noun. The quality of being specific rather than general. "The specificity of the symptoms of the disease"

Generic synonyms: Particularity, Specialness
Derivative terms: Specific



2. Noun. The quality of being specific to a particular organism. "Host specificity of a parasite"
Generic synonyms: Particularity, Specialness

Definition of Specificity

1. Noun. The state of being specific rather than general. ¹

2. Noun. (statistics) The probability, in a binary test, of a true negative being correctly identified. ¹

3. Noun. (medicine) The extent to which a particular diagnostic test is specific for a given condition. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Specificity

1. [n -TIES]

Medical Definition of Specificity

1. The ability of the immune response to interact with individual antigens. (09 Oct 1997)

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