verb[no object] Biology
Pass into another form by a series of intervening forms: they have several forms which intergrade with each other
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- A comprehensive review of the status of those taxa using modern analytic tools has yet to be done, but some taxa appear to intergrade morphologically.
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- Data to support our first hypothesis will come from examining museum specimens collected from areas that are far from the edge of intergradation with any other subspecies.
- That intergradation was inferred from only two intermediate specimens.
- Species rank is also indicated by the lack of indications of clinal variation or intergradation, despite direct evidence of dispersal.
Definition of intergrade in:
- The US English dictionary