allopatric

play
adjective al·lo·pat·ric \ ˌa-lə-ˈpa-trik \

Definition of allopatric

:occurring in different geographic areas or in isolation
  • allopatric speciation
— compare sympatric

allopatrically

play \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

allopatry

play \ə-ˈlä-pə-trē\ noun

Origin and Etymology of allopatric

all- + Greek patra fatherland, from patēr father — more at father


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