reproductive cloning definition
The cloning of organisms with the goal of planting the blastula produced by the technique into the uterus of an adult female and thus creating a new organism. (Compare therapeutic cloning; see Dolly.)
- Reproductive cycle
reproductive cycle n. The cycle of physiological changes that begins with conception and extends through gestation and parturition.
noun 1. See under imagination (def 6). noun 1. the faculty of imagining, or of forming mental images or concepts of what is not actually present to the senses. 2. the action or process of forming such images or concepts. 3. the faculty of producing ideal creations consistent with reality, as in literature, as distinct […]
noun 1. the conditions, as physiological or behavioral differences or geographical barriers, that prevent potentially interbreeding populations from cross-fertilization.
- Reproductive systems
reproductive systems definition The organs and glands in the body that aid in the production of new individuals (reproduction). (See illustrations below and next page.) In the male, sperm are produced in the testes and conveyed to the female in a fluid called semen, which passes out of the body through the penis. Other parts […]