specific immunity

n.

Immunity against a specific antigen or disease.

Nearby words

  1. specific gravity,
  2. specific heat,
  3. specific heat capacity,
  4. specific humidity,
  5. specific immune globulin,
  6. specific impulse,
  7. specific name,
  8. specific opsonin,
  9. specific parasite,
  10. specific performance


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