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Noun: specificity  ,spe-su'fi-su-tee
  1. The quality of being specific rather than general
    "add a desirable note of specificity to the discussion"; "the specificity of the symptoms of the disease"
  2. The quality of being specific to a particular organism
    "host specificity of a parasite"

Derived forms: specificities

Type of: particularity, specialness

Encyclopedia: Specificity