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monospecific

 [mon″o-spĕ-sif´ik]
having an effect only on a particular kind of cell or tissue, or reacting with a single antigen, as a monospecific antiserum.

monospecific

/mono·spe·cif·ic/ (mon″o-spĕ-sif´ik) having an effect only on a particular kind of cell or tissue or reacting with a single antigen, as a monospecific antiserum.

monospecific

[-spəsif′ik]
Etymology: Gk, monos + L, species, form, facere, to make
pertaining to an antibody that binds to only one type of antigen.

monospecific

having an effect on only a particular kind of cell or tissue, or reacting with only a single antigen, as, for example, a monospecific antiserum.
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A genus with more than one species is correctly described as polyspecific; a genus with just one species is monospecific.
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