[ spes-uh-fis-i-tee ]
/ ˌspɛs əˈfɪs ɪ ti /
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THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
OTHER WORDS FROM specificitynon·spec·i·fic·i·ty, noun
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Medical definitions for specificity
[ spĕs′ə-fĭs′ĭ-tē ]
The condition or state of being specific.
The statistical probability that an individual who does not have the particular disease being tested for will be correctly identified as negative, expressed as the proportion of true negative results to the total of true negative and false positive results.
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