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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreproductivere‧pro‧duc‧tive /ˌriːprəˈdʌktɪv◂/ adjective [only before noun]  1 HBMBrelating to the process of producing babies, young animals, or plants the human reproductive system reproductive organs2 TCRTCNrelating to the copying of books, pictures, music etc
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reproductiveThe stickleback's territory is reproductive.Though there are skirmishes even yet, our rights as women will eventually be honored, including our rights to reproductive autonomy.Not so: traditional breeders must operate within the reproductive boundaries that define species.In good feeding conditions wider ranging groups occurs, evidently for reproductive reasons.In other species, territories are defended for energetic, rather than reproductive, reasons.In the last part of the century we squandered our energy on endless quarreling over reproductive rights, women bitterly against women.In real life, the criterion for selection is always short-term, either simple survival or, more generally, reproductive success.the human reproductive systemBut there is some concern that melatonin may affect the female reproductive system.reproductive systemBut there is some concern that melatonin may affect the female reproductive system.Even low level exposure is known to interfere with the immune and reproductive systems.The cancer causes more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system, but it is difficult to find.The reproductive systems consist of filamentous tubes.His reproductive system is still not there.Dioxins are known to cause cancer and to affect the immune and reproductive system of animals.Without our reproductive system, there would be no life, so they can hardly be unimportant.This symposium will address the question of effects of chemical substances on reproductive systems to both females and males.
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