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re·pro·duc·tive

 (rē′prə-dŭk′tĭv)
adj.
Of, relating to, or capable of reproduction: reproductive organs.
n.
Zoology A reproductive organism, especially a sexually mature social insect.

re′pro·duc′tive·ly adv.
re′pro·duc′tive·ness n.

reproductive

(ˌriːprəˈdʌktɪv)
adj
(Biology) of, relating to, characteristic of, or taking part in reproduction
ˌreproˈductively adv
ˌreproˈductiveness n

re•pro•duc•tive

(ˌri prəˈdʌk tɪv)

adj.
1. serving to reproduce.
2. concerned with or pertaining to reproduction: reproductive organs; the reproductive process.
[1745–55]
re`pro•duc′tive•ly, adv.
re`pro•duc′tive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.reproductive - producing new life or offspring; "the reproductive potential of a species is its relative capacity to reproduce itself under optimal conditions"; "the reproductive or generative organs"
fruitful - productive or conducive to producing in abundance; "be fruitful and multiply"

reproductive

adjective procreative, sexual, seminal, life-giving, germinal, spermatic reproductive organs

reproductive

adjective
1. Of or relating to reproduction:
2. Employed in reproduction:
Translations
تناسُلي، تَوالُدي
rozmnožovací
forplantnings-
reproduktívszaporító
æxlunar-
üremeye ait

reproductive

[ˌriːprəˈdʌktɪv] ADJreproductor

reproductive

[ˌriːprəˈdʌktɪv] adjreproducteur/trice

reproductive

reproductive

[ˌriːprəˈdʌktɪv] adjriproduttore/trice

reproduce

(riːprəˈdjuːs) verb
1. to make or produce a copy of; to make or produce again. Good as the film is, it fails to reproduce the atmosphere of the book; A record-player reproduces the sound which has been recorded on a record.
2. (of humans, animals and plants) to produce (young, seeds etc). How do fish reproduce?
ˌreproˈduction (-ˈdak-) noun
1. the act or process of reproducing. He is studying reproduction in rabbits.
2. a copy (of a work of art etc). These paintings are all reproductions.
ˌreproˈductive (-ˈdaktiv) adjective
of or for reproduction. the reproductive organs of a rabbit.

re·pro·duc·tive

a. reproductivo-a, rel. a la reproducción.

reproductive

adj reproductor, reproductivo
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1 PRRS is associated with substantial costs for swine farmers all over the world, largely due to productivity losses as a result of poor reproductive performance and increased mortality, but also due to secondary infections and complications increasing the medication cost.
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Also reproductive performance decreases from six years of age.
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The men's formula is for men of reproductive age and contains vitamins and anti-oxidants to improve male reproductive performance.
The title of his thesis was "Comparative productive and reproductive performance of Beetal Goats in accelerate and annual kidding systems".
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The title of his thesis is "Comparative productive and reproductive performance of Beetal Goats in accelerate and annual kidding systems".
Testing a sire before using him to produce replacement females will improve reproductive performance in the herd if bulls with the X chromosome genetic defect are identified and culled.
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