- Specificity is the act or quality of being exact.
An example of specificity is giving the gps coordinates for your house to those invited over for a party.
specificity definition by Webster's New World
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the fact, condition, or quality of being specific
specificity - Medical Definition
- The condition or state of being specific.
- The statistical probability that an individual who does not have the particular disease being tested for will be correctly identified as negative, expressed as the proportion of true negative results to the total of true negative and false positive results.