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Definition of the adjective allopatric

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  1. (of biological species or speciation) occurring in areas isolated geographically from one another

Alternative definition of the adjective allopatric

adjective

  1. [biology] Not living in the same territory; geographically isolated and thus unable to crossbreed

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Biology (2009)

by Don Rittner, Timothy Lee McCabe

allopatric speciation 11 allochronic speciation Speciation that takes place related to time rather than space; populations that are reproductively isolated due to mating at different times. See also SPECIATION . allometric growth The variation in ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopaedia of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (2014)

by John M. Hancock, Marketa J. Zvelebil

Hoelzel Allopatric evolutionoccurs whenpopulations ofthesame species diverge geneticallyin geographically isolated locations (having non-overlapping geographic ranges). Such differentiation, together with the developmentof pre- ...

Google previewWiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Human Evolution, 2 Volume Set (2011)

by Bernard Wood

allopatric speciation A mode of speciation in which new species evolve as a consequence of the original species population being divided by a geographic barrier. The resulting physical isolation leads to a loss of gene flow, ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Entomology (2007)

by Paras Nath

Allopatric: Having ranges that do not overlap. It is a term applied to two or more populations which occupy mutually exclusive (but usually adjacent) geographical areas (cf. Sympatric). Or, non-overlapping geographic distributions of organisms ...

Google previewWiley-Blackwell Student Dictionary of Human Evolution (2015)

by Bernard Wood

allopatric speciation A mode of speciation in which new species evolve as a consequence of the original species population being subdivided by a geographic barrier. The resulting physical isolation leads to loss of gene flow, and the ...

Google previewDictionary of Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology (1998)

by O. P. Singh, S. K. Srivastava

Allopatric: Of populations or species, occupying mutually exclusive (but usually adjacent) geographical area. Allopatric hybridization: Hybridization between two allopatric populations (species or subspecies) along a well-defined contact zone.

Google previewAne's Encyclopedic Dictionary of General & Applied Entomology (2009)

by Manjit Singh Dhooria

defencive secretions Allopatric: Populations or species, occupying mutually exclusive but usually ...

Google previewAne's dictionary of general and applied entomology (2007)

by M.S.Dhooria

Allopatric: Populations or species, occupying mutually exclusive but usually adjascent geographical areas. Allopatric Hybridization: Hybridization between two allopatric populations (species or subspecies) along a well-defined contact zone.

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

allopatric Applied to species or populations that occupy habitats which are geographically separated, and that do not occur together in nature. Compare SYMPATRIC. allopatric speciation The formation of new * species ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Science (2012)

Aliasing ¥ Allopatric speciation Allopolyploid ¥ Alternative splicing Altitude ¥ Ammeter Amniocentesis ¥ Anatomy. Aliasing Ifthe sample rate of a function (fs) is less than two times the highest frequency value of the function, the frequency is ...

Google previewBiotech's Dictionary of Genomics (2007)

by Dinesh Arora

allelic exclusion allopatric speciation complementary sequence in a DNA sample • allelic exclusion A process whereby only one immunoglobulin light chain and one heavy chain gene are transcribed in any one cell; the other genes are ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Evolutionary Biology (2009)

by Elizabeth Owen, Eve Daintith

is an important method for describing morphological evolution Allopatric speciation and can be applied to a single organism, organisms within a species, and organisms in different species.

Google previewThe American Heritage Science Dictionary (2005)

by American Heritage Dictionary

allopatric (al'a-pat'rik) Ecology. Occurring in separate, nonoverlapping geographic areas. Allopatric populations of related organisms are unable to interbreed because of geographic separation.

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Allopatric Astatotilapia mate choice

4-way partial partition egg catcher: females given choice of four males at a time, one from each of four allopatric populations (Salima, Lake Chilingali, Rovuma, Chizumulu Island).

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