[ree-pruh-duhk-tiv] /ˌri prəˈdʌk tɪv/
serving to reproduce.
concerned with or pertaining to reproduction:
a reproductive process; reproductive organs.
Entomology. a sexually mature male or female termite; a member of the reproductive caste.
of, relating to, characteristic of, or taking part in reproduction
reproductive re·pro·duc·tive (rē’prə-dŭk’tĭv)
Of or relating to reproduction.
Tending to reproduce.
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.
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 […]