reproductive biology


reproductive biology
  Study of factors pertaining to the production of offspring.

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  • Reproductive compensation — was originally a theory to explain why recessive genetic disorders may persist in a population. It was proposed in 1967 as an explanation for the maintenance of Rh negative blood groups. [cite journal| author=Levin, BR| journal=American Journal… …   Wikipedia

  • Reproductive success — is defined as the passing of genes onto the next generation in a way that they too can pass those genes on. In practice, this is often a tally of the number of offspring produced by an individual. A more correct definition, which incorporates… …   Wikipedia

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  • Reproductive system — The reproductive system is a system of organs within an organism which work together for the purpose of reproduction. Many non living substances such as fluids, hormones, and pheromones are also important accessories to the reproductive system. [ …   Wikipedia

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  • reproductive behaviour — In animals, any activity directed toward perpetuation of a species. Sexual reproduction, the most common mode, occurs when a female s egg is fertilized by a male s sperm. The resulting unique combination of genes produces genetic variety that… …   Universalium