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pro·lif·ic

(prō-lif'ik),
Fruitful; bearing many children or offspring.
[L. proles, offspring, + facio, to make]

prolific

(prə-lĭf′ĭk)
adj.
Producing offspring or fruit in great abundance; fertile: a prolific variety of grape.

pro·lif′i·ca·cy (-ĭ-kə-sē), pro·lif′ic·ness (-ĭk-nĭs) n.
pro·lif′i·cal·ly adv.

prolific

[lif′ik]
Etymology: L, proles, offspring, ferre, to bear
highly productive.

prolific

(pro-lif'ik) [L. prolificus]
Fruitful; reproductive. Synonym: fertile
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It is verified that some loci in BMP15, GDF9, BMPR-1B, other genes, and their mutations have major effects in sheep prolificacy [11, 12].
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In this case, it may be one of the factors responsible for the specimen low prolificacy, due to the formation of chromosomally unbalanced gametes that are not viable to produce a zygote of normal development.
2: Sire prolificacy data for 3 years (2006-2008) with sires present in multiple years.
This is not to say that there are not some who write a great deal but are known not for quality but only for their prolificacy.
It turns out, however, that he was right about the soda bread and salmon, and the prolificacy of delicious food all over the city.
Since then the well-travelled forward has been struggling to show the same prolificacy for the seven clubs that followed.
Given the prolificacy of all three writers, however, Hewlett's condensed treatment of them is inevitably somewhat cursory.
His authorial inventiveness, foresight, and prolificacy have influenced so many other sf writers' stories, novels, films, and television programs that the genre seems unimaginable without him.
The lucrative prolificacy of entertainment and tabloid news media, moreover, formidably attests to viewers' somewhat guiltless proclivity for substituting acting figure for performer, both of which are continually nuanced by their characters' personas.