[spee-sheez-spi-sif-ik, spee-seez-] /ˈspi ʃiz spɪˈsɪf ɪk, ˈspi siz-/
associated with or limited to one species only.
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.
1. specific. 2. specifically. specif. 1. specific 2. specifically
adjective 1. that can be specified. adjective 1. able to be specified
adjective 1. having a special application, bearing, or reference; specifying, explicit, or definite: to state one’s specific purpose. 2. specified, precise, or particular: a specific sum of money. 3. peculiar or proper to somebody or something, as qualities, characteristics, effects, etc.: His specific problems got him into trouble. 4. of a special or particular kind. […]