TITLE

specific

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2033
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "specific" is presented. It refers to a remedy having a curative effect on a particular disease or disorder. It also refers to a disease always caused by the same organism. It also means restricted, explicit, that is, not generalized .
ACCESSION #
21246084

 

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