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- Specific opsonin
specific opsonin n. Opsonin formed in response to stimulation by a specific antigen.
- Specific parasite
specific parasite n. A parasite that habitually lives in its present host and is particularly adapted for the host species.
noun, Law. 1. (especially in the sale of land) literal compliance with one’s contractual promises pursuant to a judicial mandate. specific performance noun 1. (law) a remedy awarded by a court requiring a person to fulfil obligations under a contract where damages are an insufficient remedy
- Specific reaction
specific reaction n. A phenomenon produced by an agent identical with or immunologically related to an agent that has altered the capacity of a certain tissue to react.