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Related to reproductive system: female reproductive system, endocrine system, male reproductive system
The bodily system concerned with reproduction, especially sexual reproduction, including in mammals the gonads, associated ducts, and external genitals.
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The system of organs involved with the reproduction of an organism, especially sexual reproduction. In flowering plants, for example, the reproductive system consists of pistils and stamens. In mammals, it consists mainly of the ovaries, uterus, and vagina in females and the testes and penis in males.
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|Noun||1.||reproductive system - organs and tissues involved in the production and maturation of gametes and in their union and subsequent development as offspring|
system - a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts; "the body has a system of organs for digestion"
germ cell, reproductive cell, sex cell - a spermatozoon or an ovum; a cell responsible for transmitting DNA to the next generation
apparatus urogenitalis, genitourinary apparatus, genitourinary system, systema urogenitale, urinary apparatus, urinary system, urogenital apparatus, urogenital system - the system that includes all organs involved in reproduction and in the formation and voidance of urine
female reproductive system - the reproductive system of females
male reproductive system - the reproductive system of males
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