intersterile

adjective
in·​ter·​ster·​ile | \ -ˈster-əl, chiefly British -ˌīl \

Medical Definition of intersterile

: incapable of producing offspring by interbreeding

Other Words from intersterile

intersterility \ -​stə-​ˈril-​ət-​ē How to pronounce intersterility (audio) \ noun, plural intersterilities

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“Intersterile.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/intersterile. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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