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Capable of interbreeding.

in′ter·fer·til′i·ty (-fûr-tĭl′ĭ-tē) n.
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(Botany) (of plants and animals) able to interbreed
ˌinterferˈtility n
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(ˌɪn tərˈfɜr tl)

able to interbreed.
in`ter•fer•til′i•ty, n.
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Alfenas 2010.Genetic diversity and interfertility among highly differentiated populations of Ceratocystis fimbriata in Brazil.
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.
Species interfertility and crossing experiments in Triatomine systematics.
Whereas many of the Old World species interbreed easily (Mather, 1947), the New World species of Antirrhinum generally have strong intrinsic barriers to hybridization (Thompson, 1988), thus making the interfertility of A.