organ specificity

organ specificity

a term describing a substance or activity that is identified with a specific organ, commonly applied to enzymes that function in particular organ systems.
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Endothelial cell heterogeneity and organ specificity.
Portray symbolism with appropriate organ specificity
As well as sensitivity and specificity, a desirable property of a cancer serum marker is organ specificity.
Most tumor markers in routine clinical practice lack organ specificity (1).
Organ specificity is desired for the treatment of inherited diseases, such as cystic fibrosis, which affects the lungs.