(printing) a proof of very good quality used for photographic reproduction to make a printing plate Sometimes shortened to repro, repro proof
[ree-pruh-duhk-tiv] /ˌri prəˈdʌk tɪv/ adjective 1. serving to reproduce. 2. concerned with or pertaining to reproduction: a reproductive process; reproductive organs. noun 3. Entomology. a sexually mature male or female termite; a member of the reproductive caste. reproductive /ˌriːprəˈdʌktɪv/ adjective 1. of, relating to, characteristic of, or taking part in reproduction reproductive re·pro·duc·tive (rē’prə-dŭk’tĭv) adj. […]
noun 1. gamete. reproductive cell (rē’prə-dŭk’tĭv) See gamete.
- Reproductive cloning
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.