paucispecific etymology

English word paucispecific comes from English pauci- ((chiefly, biology) Having or involving few.), English specific

Detailed word origin of paucispecific

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pauci- English (eng) (chiefly, biology) Having or involving few.
specific English (eng) (immunology) limited to a particular antibody or antigen. (physics) a measure compared with a standard reference value by division, to produce a ratio without unit or dimension (e.g. specific refractive index is a pure number, and is relative to that of air). (physics) of a value divided by mass (e.g. specific orbital energy). (physics) similarly referring to a value divided by any measure [...]
paucispecific English (eng) (chiefly, taxonomy) Having or composed of few species.

Words with the same origin as paucispecific

Descendants of pauci-
pauciarticular paucibacillary paucicellular paucidisperse paucimannose paucimannosidic pauciparous pauciserial paucispiral paucisymptomatic paucivalent