Definition of specific disease in English:

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specific disease


A disease caused by a particular and characteristic organism.
Example sentences
  • These agents are used to cure or prevent specific diseases or disease conditions.
  • The development of palmar arch disease, as a specific disease, was not foreseeable.
  • Multiple sclerosis is a specific disease.

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Syllabification: spe·cif·ic dis·ease

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