Definition of interspecific in English:

interspecific

Line breaks: inter|spe¦cif¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌɪntəspəˈsɪfɪk
 
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adjective

Biology
  • Existing or occurring between different species: interspecific differences
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    • When fed mixed leaves of the four species, the interspecific difference was very significant.
    • It also provides the first evidence for an interspecific association between two ectoparasite species.
    • Overlap in habitat is a prerequisite for interspecific competition to occur between these species.

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interspecifically

adverb
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  • For example, a previous comparative study revealed that intersexual differences in song are associated interspecifically, with intersexual differences in the size of specific song nuclei.
  • Due to the observed differences in morphology, some of the details of these interspecifically variable characters were not included in the generic diagnosis given above.
  • This is demonstrated by the negative correlations between antipredation behavior and antipredation related morphology in snails, intraspecifically and interspecifically.

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