syngameon

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syngameon (plural syngameons)

  1. (genetics) A grouping of genetically related organisms that may or may not be morphologically similar and are recognized by systematists as being in different species or sub-species and may even belong to different genera
  2. (evolution) A suite of partially inter-fertile species that exchange genes, either directly or indirectly, under certain evolutionary and biogeographic conditions, and where inter-specific gene flow is episodic and spatially variable in nature