species-specific

species-specific
\\| ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ adjective
: exhibiting or characterized by species specificity

a species-specific reaction

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/spee"sheez spi sif"ik, spee"seez-/, adj. Ecol.
associated with or limited to one species only.

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