nonspecific immunity non·spe·cif·ic immunity (nŏn’spĭ-sĭf’ĭk)
See innate immunity.
[spes-uh-fis-i-tee] /ˌspɛs əˈfɪs ɪ ti/ noun 1. the quality or state of being . 2. Biochemistry, Pharmacology. the selective attachment or influence of one substance on another, as an antibiotic and its target organism or an antibody and its antigen. n. 1876, from French spécificité or else a native formation from specific + -ity. specificity […]
- Nonspecific protein
nonspecific protein n. A protein substance that elicits an immunological response not mediated by a specific antigen-antibody reaction.
[non-spi-sif-ik] /ˌnɒn spɪˈsɪf ɪk/ noun, Pathology. 1. . noun 1. inflammation of the urethra as a result of a venereal infection that cannot be traced to a specific cause NSU nonspecific urethritis n. Urethritis not resulting from gonococcal or other identifiable infectious agents.
- Nonspecular reflection
/nɒnˈspɛkjʊlə/ noun 1. (physics) the diffuse reflection of sound or light waves