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procreation

 [pro″kre-a´shun]
the act of begetting or generating.

re·pro·duc·tion

(rē'prō-dŭk'shŭn),
1. The total process by which organisms produce offspring. Synonym(s): generation (1) , procreation
2. The recall and presentation in the mind of the elements of a former impression.
[L. re-, again, + pro-duco, pp. -ductus, to lead forth, produce]

procreation

/pro·cre·a·tion/ (-kre-a´shun) reproduction (def. 1).pro´creative

procreation

[-krē·ā′shən]
Etymology: L, procreare, to create
the entire reproductive process of producing offspring. procreate, v.

re·pro·duc·tion

(rē'prō-dŭk'shŭn)
1. The recall and presentation in the mind of the elements of a former impression.
2. The total process by which organisms produce offspring.
Synonym(s): generation (1) , procreation.
[L. re-, again, + pro-duco, pp. -ductus, to lead forth, produce]

procreation

the act of begetting or generating.
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