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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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Associations of clinical findings, bacteriological and histological results of endometrial biopsy with reproductive performance of postpartum dairy cows.
Reproductive performance of women with uterine anomalies: an evaluation of 182 cases.
Reproductive performance in hen pheasants was not adversely affected.
Amrhein asserted that female choose older males as they have more experience with defending their territory or with raising young, and therefore have a better reproductive performance.
PQQ (pyrroloquinoline quinone) improves energy utilization and reproductive performance when added to rodent diets devoid of PQQ.
In addition, drought can decrease cow body weight and condition and weaken immune functions that may affect overall health and reproductive performance.
Nutrition is highly important in determining reproductive performance in fish.
In the second study, which included a higher number of more severely intersex fish, reproductive performance was negatively correlated with severity of intersex.
In order to evaluate the effects of polyandry and polygyny in the reproductive performance of this species, newly-emerged adults were submitted to either of two treatments: monogamous couples together until death or males and females receiving virgin partners one or three days old every day until death.

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