HyperDic: nonspecific

English > 1 sense of the word nonspecific:
ADJECTIVEallnonspecificnot caused by a specific agent
nonspecific > pronunciation
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > nonspecific: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningnot caused by a specific agent; used also of staining in making microscope slides.
Example"nonspecific enteritis"
Categorymedicine, medical specialtyThe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
pathologyThe branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
Oppositespecific(sometimes followed by 'to') applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique
specificBeing or affecting a disease produced by a particular microorganism or condition
Adverbsnonspecificallywithout specificity

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