Definition of conspecificity in US English:

conspecificity

noun

Biology
  • See conspecific

    • ‘Comparative genetic analysis of the viral DNA from each isolate would be required to definitively ascertain the conspecificity of these viruses.’
    • ‘Although these data suggest conspecificity, we will refrain from a formal decision until further studies have been completed.’
    • ‘Morphological and molecular characters suggest conspecificity of all bisexual European and North African Artemia populations’
    • ‘The probe prepared as described above can be used to assay test samples for conspecificity as follows.’
    • ‘Everywhere I looked, however, I found that morphology and reproduction were the defining criteria for conspecificity.’

Pronunciation

conspecificity

/ˌkänˌspesəˈfisitē/