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Capable of interbreeding.

in′ter·fer·til′i·ty (-fûr-tĭl′ĭ-tē) n.


(Botany) (of plants and animals) able to interbreed
ˌinterferˈtility n


(ˌɪn tərˈfɜr tl)

able to interbreed.
in`ter•fer•til′i•ty, n.
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Interfertility between two sympatric fishes, Notropis lutrensis and Notropis venustus.
Gage asserted that although they found almost 100 percent interfertility between salmon and trout sperm and eggs, when they mixed equal amounts of sperm from both species together, they found that sperm from their own species won 70 per cent of the fertilizations.
Comparative Morphology, Compatibility, and Interfertility of Auricularia cornea, A.
Perhaps acknowledging this interfertility, Chinese scholars tend to eschew the latter term calling all wild rice, including spontanea forms (described below), O.
However, says Kadar, if an HSP60 test could predict interfertility as well as the risk of ectopic pregnancy, in many cases it could allow women to bypass the elaborate and costly techniques now used to diagnose infertility.
Morphometric differentiation, patterns of interfertility, and the genetic basis of character evolution in Crepis tectorum (Asteraceae).
In palaeontology interfertility criteria are unusable, and DNA sequencing is very controversial at best, so morphometrics is one of the only ways to reconstruct a supposed genealogical tree of each species by allowing at least the comparison of morphological spaces.