ecospecies


ecospecies
\\ˈekō, ˈēkō+ˌ-\ noun
Etymology: ec- (II) + species
: a subdivision of a cenospecies that is capable of free gene interchange between its members without impairment of fertility but is less capable of fertile crosses with members of other subdivisions of the cenospecies and that is typically more or less equivalent to the taxonomic species

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  • ecospecies — ecospecies. См. эковид. (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.

  • ecospecies — [ē′kō spē΄shēz΄, ek′ō spē′sēz; ek′ōspē΄shēz΄, ek′ōspē sēz] n. [ ECO + SPECIES] a biological species distinguished from its close relatives, with which it can interbreed, by its adaptations to its particular environment ecospecific adj …   English World dictionary

  • ecospecies — n. [Gr. oikos, house; L. species, kind] A group of populations in an ecological niche that are among themselves, and with other ecospecies, capable of interbreeding without loss of fertility or vigor in the offspring; an ecotype …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • ecospecies — a group of related ecotypes that exchange genes without loss of fertility; roughly the same as a taxonomic species …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • ecospecies — ecospecific /ek oh spi sif ik/, adj. ecospecifically, adv. /ek oh spee sheez, seez, ee koh /, n. Ecol. a taxon consisting of one or more interbreeding ecotypes: equivalent to a taxonomic species. [1920 25; ECO + SPECIES] * * * …   Universalium

  • ecospecies — Two or more populations of a species isolated by ecologic barriers, theoretically able to exchange genes and interbreed, but partially separated from one another by differences in habitat or behavior …   Medical dictionary

  • ecospecies — eco·species …   English syllables

  • ecospecies — ec•o•spe•cies [[t]ˈɛk oʊˌspi ʃiz, siz, ˈi koʊ [/t]] n. pl. cies ecl a species consisting of one or more interbreeding ecotypes: equivalent to a taxonomic species • Etymology: 1920–25 ec•o•spe•cif•ic ˌɛk oʊ spɪˈsɪf ɪk adj. ec o•spe•cif′i•cal•ly,… …   From formal English to slang

  • ecospecies — /ˈikoʊspisiz/ (say eekohspeeseez), /ˈɛk / (say ek ) noun a group of organisms, usually plants, comprising one or more ecotypes whose members can reproduce among themselves without loss of fertility in the next generation. Also, species …   Australian English dictionary

  • эковид — ecospecies эковид. Группа близких экотипов <ecotype>, между которыми из за значительного генетического сходства возможен обмен генами, не снижающий общего уровня жизнеспособности; часто Э. соответствует таксономическому виду. (Источник:… …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.