specific action n.
The action of a drug or treatment that has a direct, curative effect upon a disease.
Indeed, a careful reading of the communiqué turns up mostly a set of slogans and promises rather than specific action plans.
Get public opinion on his side for a specific action while the support is strongest.
None of them exert any specific action upon it; it remains incurable.
There can be no mistake that there is a specific action from something.
There was, in fact, no evidence to substantiate the hypothesis of a specific action of the toxin on the nerve-cells.
Can you think of any specific action or remark of his that might be an illustration of this?
Attention turns from specific action as such to action as a typical or universal fact.
How far it is capable by its specific action of removing large groups of polypi remains, as yet, an open question.
The bacilli excite inflammation, and by a specific action transform the migrating cell into the leprous cell.
In order to obtain a specific action we must employ a specific instrument: a telephone for a telephone; a brain for a brain.