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British Dictionary definitions for sexual reproduction
- reproduction involving the fusion of a male and female haploid gamete
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sexual reproduction in Medicine
- Reproduction by the union of male and female gametes to form a zygote.syngenesis
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sexual reproduction in Science
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sexual reproduction in Culture
The production of a new living thing by two parent organisms, with each parent contributing half the material in the DNA of the offspring. The young, genetically different from either parent, can rapidly adapt to their environment by means of natural selection. (See chromosomes and meiosis.)
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