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SP British & World English

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service pack British & World English

A periodically released update to software from a manufacturer, consisting of requested enhancements and fixes for known bugs

sp. British & World English

Species (usually singular)

f. sp. British & World English

A taxonomic category, especially of fungi, below that of species and defined by physiological characteristics, especially as they affect pathogenicity. The abbreviation is used in binomial names, between the species name and a special qualifier

sp ht British & World English

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species British & World English

A group of living organisms consisting of similar individuals capable of exchanging genes or interbreeding. The species is the principal natural taxonomic unit, ranking below a genus and denoted by a Latin binomial, e.g. Homo sapiens

sp. in species British & World English

A group of living organisms consisting of similar individuals capable of exchanging genes or interbreeding. The species is the principal natural taxonomic unit, ranking below a genus and denoted by a Latin binomial, e.g. Homo sapiens