Definition of sympatric
1 : occurring in the same area
2 : occupying the same geographical range without loss of identity from interbreeding sympatric species; also : occurring between populations that are not geographically separated sympatric speciation — compare allopatric
sympatricallyplay \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
sympatryplay \ˈsim-ˌpa-trē\ noun
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