Allopatric definition

ălə-pătrĭk
Occupying separate, nonoverlapping geographic areas. Used of organisms, especially populations of the same or closely related species.
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Occurring among populations having such a distribution.

Allopatric speciation.

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(biol.) Of or pertaining to species of organisms occurring in different but often adjacent areas.
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Occurring in separate, nonoverlapping geographic areas. Allopatric populations of related organisms are unable to interbreed because of geographic separation. &diamf3; The development of new species as a result of the geographic separation of populations is called allopatric speciation .
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(biology) Not living in the same territory; geographically isolated and thus unable to crossbreed.
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Origin of allopatric

  • allo– Greek patrā fatherland (from patēr patr- father pəter- in Indo-European roots) –ic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • allopatry +‎ -ic

    From Wiktionary