interspecies

[ in-ter-spee-sheez, -seez ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈspi ʃiz, -siz /

adjective

existing or occurring between species.
Also in·ter·spe·cif·ic [in-ter-spi-sif-ik] /ˌɪn tər spɪˈsɪf ɪk/.

Origin of interspecies

First recorded in 1915–20; inter- + species
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British Dictionary definitions for interspecific

interspecific

/ (ˌɪntəspəˈsɪfɪk) /

adjective

hybridized from, relating to, or occurring between different speciesinterspecific competition
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Science definitions for interspecific

interspecific

[ ĭn′tər-spĭ-sĭfĭk ]

Arising or occurring between species.
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