[self-rep-li-key-ting, self-] /ˈsɛlfˈrɛp lɪˌkeɪ tɪŋ, ˌsɛlf-/
reproducing itself by its own power or inherent nature:
self-replicating organisms.
Genetics. making an exact copy or copies of itself, as a strand of DNA.

self-replicating adj.
Replicating oneself or itself.


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