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Existing or occurring between different species:‘interspecific differences’
- ‘When fed mixed leaves of the four species, the interspecific difference was very significant.’
- ‘Overlap in habitat is a prerequisite for interspecific competition to occur between these species.’
- ‘It also provides the first evidence for an interspecific association between two ectoparasite species.’
- ‘In this framework, a number of interspecific and intergeneric hybrids were grown and tested for fertility and fruit quality.’
- ‘In Drosophila, paternal transmission has been detected in both interspecific and intraspecific crosses.’
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