interphyletic

in·ter·phy·let·ic

(in'tĕr-fī-let'ik),
Denoting the transitional forms between two kinds of cells during the course of metaplasia.
[inter- + G. phylē, tribe]

in·ter·phy·let·ic

(in'tĕr-fī-let'ik)
Denoting the transitional forms between two kinds of cells during the course of metaplasia.
[inter- + G. phylē, tribe]
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Further, interphyletic competition between snails and tadpoles has not been studied in lotic systems, despite its potential importance as a regulatory mechanism for subpopulations of both taxa.
Testing the hypothesis of interphyletic hybridization is useful because (1) Williamson's book was widely read by nonspecialists, some of whom found his ideas interesting and credible; and (2) testing improbable or heretical hypotheses ensures that such hypotheses succeed or fail on their merits and not on their relation to orthodoxy.
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