another name for gold point
noun, plural species. 1. a class of individuals having some common characteristics or qualities; distinct sort or kind. 2. Biology. the major subdivision of a genus or subgenus, regarded as the basic category of biological classification, composed of related individuals that resemble one another, are able to breed among themselves, but are not able to […]
noun 1. discrimination in favor of one species, usually the human species, over another, especially in the exploitation or mistreatment of animals by humans. noun 1. a belief of humans that all other species of animals are inferior and may therefore be used for human benefit without regard to the suffering inflicted
[spee-sheez-spi-sif-ik, spee-seez-] /ˈspi ʃiz spɪˈsɪf ɪk, ˈspi siz-/ adjective, Ecology. 1. associated with or limited to one species only. species-specific adj. Limited to or found only in one species. Of or being a serum that acts only upon a member of the same species as that from which the original antigen was obtained.
- Species-specific antigen
species-specific antigen n. An antigen that is common to members of a single species and that provides a means by which that species can be immunologically distinguished.