Of the same species. [L. con-, with, + specific]

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con·spe·cif·ic .kän(t)-spi-'sif-ik adj of the same species
conspecific n

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con·spe·cif·ic (kon″spə-sifґik) 1. of or pertaining to the same species. 2. a member of the same species.

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