Associations to the word «Specificity»

Wiktionary

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.

Dictionary definition

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".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras