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reproduction in Biology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreproductionre‧pro‧duc‧tion /ˌriːprəˈdʌkʃən◂/ ●○○ noun  1 [uncountable]HBMB the act or process of producing babies, young animals, or plants Scientists studied the reproduction, diet, and health of the dolphins. sexual reproduction2 [uncountable]TCRTCN the act of producing a copy of a book, picture, piece of music etcreproduction of Unauthorized reproduction of this publication is strictly forbidden.3 [countable]COPY a copy of a work of art, piece of furniture etcreproduction of a reproduction of Vincent Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’reproduction furniture/chairs etc a reproduction Louis XIV table
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reproductiona reproduction of a beautiful Ming vaseEvolution depends absolutely on the survival and reproduction of the species.Darwinians have usually chosen to discuss genes whose phenotypic effects benefit, or penalize, the survival and reproduction of whole bodies.The same pattern of asexual reproduction occurs in water fleas, aphids and even a few lizards.McPhee supplies a useful gallery of these artists' works, most of them of high quality, in small color reproductions.Dr Weiss's research has focused mostly on human reproduction.Drawing is not a simple imitation, he insisted, a mathematical copy conforming to the original, an inert reproduction.These insects have two different methods of reproduction.The store sells a range of reproduction furniture in Colonial style.high quality sound reproductionScientists studied the reproduction, diet and health of the dolphins.Unauthorized reproduction of this publication is strictly forbidden.reproduction ofa reproduction of Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers"reproduction furniture/chairs etcNot particularly nice reproduction chairs can be lacquered in unexpected colours.It was often buried away among Regency reproduction furniture in shops which were empty most of the time.Off the pitch he's in the reproduction furniture business.