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[spee-sheez-spi-sif-ik, spee-seez-] /ˈspi ʃiz spɪˈsɪf ɪk, ˈspi siz-/
adjective, Ecology.
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.


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