despeciation

de·spe·ci·a·tion

(dē-spē'shē-ā'shŭn),
1. Alteration of, or loss of, species characteristics.
2. Removal of species-specific antigenic properties from a foreign protein.

de·spe·ci·a·tion

(dē-spē'shē-ā'shŭn)
1. Alteration or loss of species characteristics.
2. Removal of species-specific antigenic properties from a foreign protein.
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Nicholas Block, University of Chicago, "Parasites reveal despeciation of deeply divergent lineages in a passerine bird.
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