[in-ter-spee-sheez, -seez]
existing or occurring between species.
Also, interspecific [in-ter-spi-sif-ik] .

1915–20; inter- + species Unabridged
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interspecific (ˌɪntəspəˈsɪfɪk)
hybridized from, relating to, or occurring between different species: interspecific competition

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interspecific (ĭn'tər-spĭ-sĭf'ĭk) also interspecies   (ĭn'tər-spĭ-sĭf'ĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
Arising or occurring between species.
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Due to major interspecific differences, the studied animal species must be verified.
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