Explicitly set forth; definite. See Synonyms at explicit. Relating to, characterizing, or distinguishing a species. Special, distinctive, or unique: specific qualities and attributes. Intended for, applying to, or acting on a particular thing: a specific remedy for warts. Concerned particularly with the subject specified. Often used in combination: "age-specific voting patterns\u201d ( A. Dianne Schmidley). Designating a disease produced by a particular microorganism or condition. Having a remedial influence or effect on a particular disease. Immunology Having an affinity limited to a particular antibody or antigen. Designating a customs charge levied on merchandise by unit or weight rather than according to value. Designating a commodity rate applicable to the transportation of a single commodity between named points. Something particularly fitted to a use or purpose. A remedy intended for a particular ailment or disorder. A distinguishing quality or attribute. Distinct items or details; particulars.