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interspecies

[in-ter-spee-sheez, -seez] /ˌɪn tərˈspi ʃiz, -siz/
adjective
1.
existing or occurring between species.
Also, interspecific
[in-ter-spi-sif-ik] /ˌɪn tər spɪˈsɪf ɪk/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; inter- + species
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  • Due to major interspecific differences, the studied animal species must be verified.
British Dictionary definitions for interspecific

interspecific

/ˌɪntəspəˈsɪfɪk/
adjective
1.
hybridized from, relating to, or occurring between different species: interspecific competition
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Word Origin and History for interspecific
adj.

1889, from inter- + specific, used here as an adjective from species.

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interspecific in Science
interspecific (ĭn'tər-spĭ-sĭf'ĭk) also interspecies
  (ĭn'tər-spĭ-sĭf'ĭk)   
Arising or occurring between species.
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