subspecifically

subspecific

[suhb-spuh-sif-ik]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a subspecies.
2.
less than specific.

Origin:
1865–70; sub- + specific

subspecifically, adverb
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subspecies (ˈsʌbˌspiːʃiːz)
 
n , pl -cies
biology ssp a taxonomic group that is a subdivision of a species: usually occurs because of isolation within a species
 
subspecific
 
adj
 
subspe'cifically
 
adv

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