infraspecific

adjective
in·​fra·​spe·​cif·​ic | \ ˌin-frə-spi-ˈsi-fik How to pronounce infraspecific (audio) , -(ˌ)frä- \

Definition of infraspecific

: occurring within a species infraspecific variability

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Recent Examples on the Web In doing so, scientists are able to trace the biogeographic history of infraspecific populations and better comprehend other factors like gene flow, fragmentation, range expansion and colonization. Julia Musto, Fox News, 16 May 2021

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First Known Use of infraspecific

1939, in the meaning defined above

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“Infraspecific.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/infraspecific. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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infraspecific

adjective
in·​fra·​spe·​cif·​ic | \ ˌin-frə-spi-ˈsif-ik How to pronounce infraspecific (audio) \

Medical Definition of infraspecific

: included within a species infraspecific categories

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