Entomology. a sexually mature male or female termite; a member of the reproductive caste.
- re·pro·duc·tive·ly, adverb
- re·pro·duc·tive·ness, noun
- non·re·pro·duc·tive, adjective
- non·re·pro·duc·tive·ly, adverb
- non·re·pro·duc·tive·ness, noun
- un·re·pro·duc·tive, adjective
- un·re·pro·duc·tive·ly, adverb
- un·re·pro·duc·tive·ness, noun
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How to use reproductive in a sentence
Recently, she and others looked at the use of bots in posts about women’s reproductive rights.How to fight online hate before it leads to violence | Kathiann Kowalski | February 4, 2021 | Science News For Students
Twentyeight Health partners with Healthify to expand its reproductive and sexual health servicesVC investment in proptech can yield profits and change lives | Walter Thompson | January 27, 2021 | TechCrunch
Xiao Qi Ji has been dubbed a miracle cub because he was born near the end of his mother’s reproductive years.
They rely fully on hijacking the reproductive tools of the cells they infect in order to generate their progeny.The COVID-19 Virus Is Mutating. What Does That Mean for Vaccines? | Alice Park | January 7, 2021 | Time
As a result, adolescents are not getting to talk in private with a physician who’s going to ask them about their reproductive health and give them accurate advice.Teen romance in the age of covid: What parents need to know | Elizabeth Heubeck | January 6, 2021 | Washington Post
Complete male reproductive independence would also hinge on artificial womb technology, which also made headlines in 2014.
Men and women who become infertile as a result of chemotherapy could also regain their reproductive capabilities.
In the absence of cultural shifts, then, new reproductive technology might not matter as much for women as it would for men.
Increased access to reproductive healthcare has resulted in better maternal and infant health outcomes.What Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff Can Teach Hillary Clinton | Heather Arnet | October 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The two talked about reproductive freedom (with a dig at recent efforts in Texas to highly regulate abortion clinics).
No young Cave Swallows were taken and gonads of adults were in various stages of reproductive activity.Summer Birds From the Yucatan Peninsula | Erwin E. Klaas
Thus, of erections occurring before the reproductive glands ripen, not all are of a sexual nature.The Sexual Life of the Child | Albert Moll
The reproductive organs are no better adapted to their purpose than are the working organs.The Natural Philosophy of Love | Remy de Gourmont
In fact, reproductive attributes of both nature and man were often worshipped at the same ceremony.The Sex Worship and Symbolism of Primitive Races | Sanger Brown, II
Here too we find that the emotions and feelings associated with the reproductive instinct may be inadequately developed.The Sex Worship and Symbolism of Primitive Races | Sanger Brown, II
British Dictionary definitions for reproductive
of, relating to, characteristic of, or taking part in reproduction
- reproductively, adverb
- reproductiveness, noun
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