sympatric
adjective Etymology: syn- + Greek patra fatherland, from patēr father — more at father Date: circa 1904 1. occurring in the same area 2. occupying the same geographical range without loss of identity from interbreeding <
sympatric species
>
; also occurring between populations that are not geographically separated <
sympatric speciation
>
— compare allopatricsympatrically adverbsympatry noun

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  • sympatric — sympatric. См. симпатрический. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • sympatric — 1904, from SYN (Cf. syn ) + Gk. patra “fatherland.” Opposite of allopatric …   Etymology dictionary

  • sympatric — [sim pa′trik] adj. [ SYM + PATR(I) + IC] Ecol. of or pertaining to closely related species of organisms occurring in the same geographic area sympatrically adv. sympatry [sim′pə trē] n …   English World dictionary

  • sympatric — sharing, at least in part, the same geographical range …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • sympatric — adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • sympatric — /sim pa trik, pay /, adj. Biol., Ecol. originating in or occupying the same geographical area. [1900 05; SYM + Gk pátr(a) fatherland (patr , s. of patér FATHER + a fem. n. suffix) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • sympatric — adjective a) Living in the same territory. b) Living in the same territory without interbreeding …   Wiktionary

  • sympatric — [sɪm patrɪk] adjective Biology (of animal or plant species or populations) occurring in the same or overlapping geographical areas. Compare with allopatric. Derivatives sympatry noun Origin early 20th cent.: from sym + Gk patra fatherland + ic …   English new terms dictionary

  • sympatric —   Of two or more taxa which exist naturally together in the same geographical area.   Cf. allopatric …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • sympatric — sym·pat·ric …   English syllables

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