nonspecific

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

non- +‎ specific

Adjective[edit]

nonspecific (not comparable)

  1. Not specific or precise.
  2. (of an infection) Not caused by a specific pathogen.
  3. (of a person's immunity) Not caused by previous infection or vaccination.
  4. (of a microscopic stain) That does not just stain one type of tissue.

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