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adjective in·ter·spe·cif·ic \ˌin-tər-spi-ˈsi-fik\

Definition of interspecific

  1. :  existing, occurring, or arising between species <interspecific hybrid>

1889

First Known Use of interspecific

1889

Variants of interspecific

less commonly

interspecies

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Medical Dictionary

interspecific

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adjective in·ter·spe·cif·ic \ˌint-ər-spi-ˈsif-ik\

Medical Definition of interspecific

  1. :  existing or arising between species <an interspecific hybrid>

interspecifically

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Variants of interspecific

also

interspecies

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