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Synonyms for specific

Synonyms for specific

fixed and distinct from others

of, relating to, or intended for a distinctive thing or group

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a fact about some part (as opposed to general)


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a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease

(sometimes followed by 'to') applying to or characterized by or distinguishing something particular or special or unique

stated explicitly or in detail

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being or affecting a disease produced by a particular microorganism or condition

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Ruhm noted significant variability among the states in whether a specific drug was mentioned on the death certificate or not.
Further studies should follow treated patients for 2 to 3 years and look for links between symptom improvement and the use of specific drug doses, Baldessarini's group suggests.
Taking certain drugs can cause irritating, if not serious, side effects--a factor considered by those who approve marketing of a specific drug and by physicians who write drug prescriptions.
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