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reproductive Syllabification: re·pro·duc·tive
Pronunciation: /ˌrēprəˈdəktiv/

Definition of reproductive in English:


Relating to or effecting reproduction: the female reproductive system
More example sentences
  • And now he's leading the struggle, armed with an acoustic guitar and a variety of euphemisms for the female reproductive system.
  • Whereas the male body carried the burden of explaining the greater part of normative human anatomy, the pregnant female body served to illustrate the reproductive system and human generation.
  • This dietary effect on reproductive hormone metabolism may be especially influential to the peripubertal heifer, such as those used in this study.


Pronunciation: /-ˈdəktivlē/
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  • Black holes could therefore be the vehicle for a kind of cosmic natural selection, in which universes are reproductively favoured if they make lots of black-hole offspring.
  • What does a reproductively just society look like?
Pronunciation: /ˌrēprəˈdəktivnəs/
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  • In physiological conditions angiogenesis used to be related mainly to female reproductiveness.
  • A higher rise in lipolyses causes a decrease of reproductiveness.
Pronunciation: /rēprədəkˈtivətē/
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  • A major problem facing its propagation by man is its low sexual reproductivity.
  • The Buddhist Guan Yin provided her worldly supplicants with the karma of reproductivity and bore constant witness to their agony.
  • The women (who would come to be known as the ‘proponent women’) claimed that building the bridge would fatally impair the reproductive capacity of women's bodies and the reproductivity of their cosmos more generally.
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