noun, plural prog·e·ny or, for plants or animals, prog·e·nies.
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Humans aren’t quite as obviously coprophagous, yet even we pass microbes to our progeny.When Evolution Is Infectious - Issue 90: Something Green|Moises Velasquez-Manoff|September 30, 2020|Nautilus
Moreover, when the innate immune cells divide, they pass on these epigenetic DNA bookmarks to their progeny.‘Trained Immunity’ Offers Hope in Fight Against Coronavirus|Esther Landhuis|September 14, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Their hope was to use this experiment to prove that milk from the bulls’ female progeny was nutritionally equivalent to milk from non-edited stock.Biotechnology Could Change the Cattle Industry. Will It Succeed?|Dyllan Furness|August 16, 2020|Singularity Hub
During an infection, progeny can form groups of viral particles that have a mix of mutations.
In that we’re all eating the genetic progeny of the original Chicken of Tomorrow.How the Supermarket Helped America Win the Cold War (Ep. 386 Rebroadcast)|Stephen J. Dubner|August 6, 2020|Freakonomics
Today, Hatch is a married father of one adopted son, but he longs to connect with his progeny.
Downstairs, a band called Def Generation, composed mostly of Neville progeny, is killing the hour before the brothers come on.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou|John Ed Bradley|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For Gainsbourg, the progeny of two superstars, being cool is the last thing she needs to try to be.Charlotte Gainsbourg’s Raw Performance in ‘Nymphomaniac’ Is Not About the Sex|Jimmy So|March 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I exist merely as meat for the hungry wolf, an incubator for his progeny and a servant to his needs.Judith Regan: Todd Akin and Republican Men’s World of Unicorns, True Love—and No Rape|Judith Regan|August 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Socialism is not the father of Canada's success, but its progeny.
The little girls were in the habit of carrying her progeny all about the place and always brought them back in safety.The Corner House Girls Growing Up|Grace Brooks Hill
Thus in four generations the progeny of Jacob increased from twelve persons to three millions.The Bible|John E. Remsburg
The object of the enjoyment of women is twofold, viz., pleasure and progeny.The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana|Vatsyayana
Numerous observations have been made upon the progeny of parents belonging to hybrid generations beyond the first.Inheritance of Characteristics in Domestic Fowl|Charles Benedict Davenport
I have almost a superstitious faith in lucky generals, and a corresponding prejudice against unlucky ones, and their progeny.A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital|John Beauchamp Jones