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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]

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]
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Through interrogating multiple issues including the use of assisted reproductive technologies (ARTS), transnational adoptions, and international care work, this volume demonstrates how complex chains of procreation and care are simultaneously stretching understandings of motherhood and increasing the freedom for choice in motherhood, while also seeing the reproduction of old forms of constraint and (through new technologies and new markets) the development of new forms of constraints.
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That has to do with procreation. That has to do with God's will for us."
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For indeed, if you strip away procreation as the criterion of the meaning of marriage, commitment is the only logical alternative.
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