procreative


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pro·cre·a·tive

(prō'krē-ā-tiv),
Having the power to beget or procreate.

procreative

(prō′krē-ā′tĭv)
adj.
1. Capable of reproducing; generative.
2. Of or relating to procreation: the procreative instinct.

pro·cre·a·tive

(prō'krē-ā'tiv)
Having the power to beget or procreate.
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Plausibly, some of these reasons are based on the existence of a contractual, procreative, or loving relationship in parental cases.
The first is metaphysical: heterosexual unions are essentially procreative even when they are accidentally infertile, whereas homosexual unions are intrinsically and essentially non-procreative.
12) of the "inseparable connection" between "the unitive significance and the procreative significance" of a conjugal act as meaning that it is immoral to break this connection through a human act that is deliberately and intentionally directed to preventing the procreative consequences of a conjugal act.
About meaningful difference between plants we can say: the corn is higher and more preferable than millet and sorghum due to stem and procreative organ dry weight, with consideration of height and diameter of corn stem and big maize and the height of plant mass.
Just how far does the procreative liberty protected by the Constitution extend?
(22) The right to privacy covers two main areas that apply to the Talty case: the right to make procreative decisions and the right to privacy in sexual behavior.
John, the story's narrator, is a feckless ne'er do well and aspiring writer who drinks for two, dotes on his niece and is having an affair with his sister in law -difficult enough under normal circumstances, never mind when sex involves a discreetly draped sheet and one of the heads agreeing to listen to CDs while the other is given charge of the procreative equipment.
It posits that the procreative right, properly stated, includes at least the act of replacing oneself and at most procreation up to a point that optimizes the public good.
A chapter on the erotics of the department store argues persuasively that sexual and gender norms and binaries apparently structuring the naturalist text are everywhere undermined; in An Bonheur des Dames, the 'erotic investment in the combination of fabric and flesh represents, within the Zolian text, a Decadent challenge to the procreative sexuality necessary to Zola's naturalism' (p.
And then the killer sign-off: "Even a nun in a 500 seems to telegraph a faint tingle of the procreative urge."
"It works irrespective of age, beauty, wealth and position' even a nun in a 500 seems to telegraph a faint tingle of the procreative urge."