- Entomology. a sexually mature male or female termite; a member of the reproductive caste.
Origin of reproductive
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Examples from the Web for reproductive
Men and women who become infertile as a result of chemotherapy could also regain their reproductive capabilities.Men Will Someday Have Kids Without Women
January 3, 2015
Increased access to reproductive healthcare has resulted in better maternal and infant health outcomes.What Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff Can Teach Hillary Clinton
October 29, 2014
The two talked about reproductive freedom (with a dig at recent efforts in Texas to highly regulate abortion clinics).Live from San Antonio: Women in the World Texas!
Women in the World
October 23, 2014
I trust that the women of Kansas are smart, and that they can make the decision about their own reproductive health.The Kansas Independent Who Could Control the Senate
September 6, 2014
Is a statute preventing me from talking to my patients about their reproductive health somewhere on the horizon?Pediatricians Have the Right to Ask About Guns
July 30, 2014
The spores are the seeds or reproductive bodies of the mushroom.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise
M. E. Hard
Reproductive organs not subject to disease in Zoological Garden.The Foundations of the Origin of Species
This play is in part an off-shoot of the reproductive motive.
It has its roots both in the reproductive and the nutritional motives.
The result of work is not reproductive, but fruit has its seed in itself.A Ribband of Blue
J. Hudson Taylor
- of, relating to, characteristic of, or taking part in reproduction
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Word Origin and History for reproductive
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Of or relating to reproduction.
- Tending to reproduce.
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