Associations to the word «Specificity»
SPECIFICITY, noun. The state of being specific rather than general.
SPECIFICITY, noun. (statistics) The probability, in a binary test, of a true negative being correctly identified.
SPECIFICITY, noun. (medicine) The extent to which a particular diagnostic test is specific for a given condition.
SPECIFICITY, noun. 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".
SPECIFICITY, noun. The quality of being specific to a particular organism; "host specificity of a parasite".
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