from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Ecology Occurring in separate, nonoverlapping geographic areas. Often used of populations of related organisms unable to crossbreed because of geographic separation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not living in the same territory; geographically isolated and thus unable to crossbreed
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- adj. (of biological species or speciation) occurring in areas isolated geographically from one another
allo- + Greek patrā, fatherland (from patēr, patr-, father; see pəter- in Indo-European roots) + -ic.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
allopatry + -ic (Wiktionary)