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Reproduction

Synonym(s)

  • procreation

Definition(s)

The total process by which organisms produce offspring. (Stedman, 25th ed)

Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

The production by an organism of new individuals that contain some portion of their genetic material inherited from that organism.

Definition from: Gene Ontology via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

Related discussion in the Handbook

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: May 25, 2015