organ-specific

organ-specific

 [or´gan-spĕ-sif´ik]
restricted to, or having an effect only on, a particular organ, as an organ-specific antigen.

or·gan-spe·cif·ic

(ōr'găn-spe-sif'ik),
1. Denoting or pertaining to a serum produced by the injection of the cells of a certain organ or tissue that, when injected into another animal, destroys the cells of the corresponding organ.
2. Denoting an antigen specific for a particular organ.

or·gan-spe·cif·ic

(ōr'găn-spe-sif'ik)
Denoting or pertaining to a serum produced by the injection of the cells of a certain organ or tissue that, when injected into another animal, destroys the cells of the corresponding organ.

organ-specific

restricted to, or having an effect only on, a particular organ, as an organ-specific antigen or enzyme.
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