(Q1782625)

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biological specificity

tendency of a characteristic such as a behavior or a biochemical variation to occur in a particular species

  • conspecificity
  • species specificity
  • biological specificity
  • species-specific characters

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Species Specificity
The restriction of a characteristic behavior, anatomical structure or physical system, such as immune response; metabolic response, or gene or gene variant to the members of one species. It refers to that property which differentiates one species from another but it is also used for phylogenetic levels higher or lower than the species. (English)
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