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.
noun, Electricity. 1. resistivity (def 2). noun 1. the power or property of resistance. 2. Also called specific resistance. Electricity. the resistance between opposite faces of a one-centimeter cube of a given material; ratio of electric intensity to cross-sectional area; reciprocal of conductivity. noun 1. the electrical property of a material that determines the resistance […]
- Specific rotation
specific rotation n. Symbol α The arc of rotation, expressed in angular degrees, through which the plane of polarized light moves when it is in a light path one decimeter in length passing through a solution containing one gram of a compound per one milliliter water.
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. […]
- Specific urethritis
specific urethritis n. Urethritis caused by gonococci.