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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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The hamlets are extremely close genetically, differ essentially in terms of colour pattern, and are reproductively isolated through strong visually-based mate preferences.
Of the two females, the reproductively mature one, they named, Juliet.
The smallest reproductively active male (SDSNH 30245) undergoing spermiogenesis measured 76 mm SVL and was collected in June.
They found both female and male naked mole-rats, whether they were reproductively active or not, displayed the same lack of increase of mortality risk.
In evolutionary terms, having a long life isn't as important as having a reproductively fruitful one, with many children who survive into adulthood and birth their own offspring.
Analysis of fishery-dependent data from 1964 through 2014 indicated that somatic condition was lower during the late 1980s and late 2000s and that reproductively active fish from 2014 were significantly larger and had greater gonadosomatic index values than those from 1964 through 1970.
Reproductive activity revealed that the males were recorded reproductively active throughout the year while more than 50% specimens of females were recorded inactive throughout the year; yet lactating and pregnant females, and scars in the oviduct were recorded throughout the year indicating that Norway rat reproduces the year around in the urban environment of Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
For sex determination, the presence and developmental phase of sex cells were classified according to the criteria of Brown-Peterson et al., (2011), in five phases, immature (never spawned), developing (ovaries or testis beginning to develop, but not ready to spawn), spawning capable I and II (fish are developmentally and physiologically able to spawn in this cycle), regressing (cessation of spawning) and regenerating (sexually mature, reproductively inactive).
Washington D.C., June 7 ( ANI ): The Neanderthals genome contained harmful mutations that made them around 40 percent less reproductively fit than modern humans; and non-Africans inherited some of this genetic burden when they interbred with our extinct cousins, says a genetic research.
The study showed that embryos produced by reproductively older women contain higher levels of mtDNA (P=0.003) than those from their younger counterparts, implicating mitochondria in reproductive aging.
Their work will include creating a way to reliably revive the embryos and grow them into reproductively viable adults after storage.