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subspecies

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noun sub·spe·cies \ˈsəb-ˌspē-shēz, -sēz\

Medical Definition of subspecies

  1. :  a subdivision of a species: asa:  a category in biological classification that ranks immediately below a species and designates a population of a particular geographical region genetically distinguishable from other such populations of the same species and capable of interbreeding successfully with them where its range overlaps theirsb:  a named subdivision (as a race or variety) of a species

subspecific \ˌsəb-spi-ˈsif-ik\play adjective



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