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host-specific

[hohst-spi-sif-ik] /ˈhoʊst spɪˈsɪf ɪk/
adjective
1.
capable of living solely on or in one species of host, as a parasite that infests only chickens.
Origin of host-specific
1965-1970
First recorded in 1965-70
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