spe·​ci·​ate | \ ˈspē-sē-ˌāt How to pronounce speciate (audio) , -shē- How to pronounce speciate (audio) \
speciated; speciating

Medical Definition of speciate

: to differentiate into new biological species

Other Words from speciate

speciation \ ˌspē-​s(h)ē-​ˈā-​shən How to pronounce speciate (audio) \ noun
speciational \ -​shnəl How to pronounce speciate (audio) , -​shən-​ᵊl How to pronounce speciate (audio) \ adjective

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“Speciate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/speciate. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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