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reproduce

(rē′prə-do͞os′)
v.
1. To generate offspring by sexual or asexual means.
2. To produce a counterpart, an image, or a copy of something.
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These species were seen to not have been negatively impacted, insofar as their ability to reproduce, by urban development.
Caption: Hummingbirds with long bills can trigger the tropical plant Heliconia tortuosa to reproduce.
reproduce To generate offspring by sexual or asexual means.
But researchers studying a species of New Zealand snail that sometimes reproduces sexually and sometimes asexually have recently found evidence that the Red Queen effect exists.
According to the study, because HIV acts as a community, the viruses that are able to integrate without difficulty save the "lost" viruses by giving them the proteins they lack to reproduce. Additionally, the viruses that fail to initially integrate may have an advantage because they pass over several steps in the replication cycle and reproduce faster.
The researchers, from Queen's University Belfast, the Guy Harvey Research Institute at Nova Southeastern University in Florida, and Henry Doorly Zoo in Nebraska, found evidence that sharks can reproduce asexually by the unusual parthenogenesis method.
FEMALE sharks can reproduce without having sex, Northern Ireland researchers have found.
While conventional CRT TVs have been reproducing content within the standard color range "sRGB", some of recent televisions such as flat panel LCD TV are capable to reproduce content exceeding it drastically.
Cancer cells may be able to stop themselves self-destructing, or they may self-destruct more slowly than they reproduce, so that their numbers continue to increase - scientists describe cancer cells as being immortal.
Pursuant to the master license agreement, Y makes payments to X when (1) Y or its subsidiaries reproduce the licensed computer program on computers and other equipment used by Y or its subsidiaries or (2) Y or its subsidiaries reproduce and distribute X's computer program on computers and other equipment manufactured and marketed to customers by Y or its subsidiaries.
Schrieffer notes that part appearance hinges on the ability of the sheet to accurately reproduce the acid-etched texture of the aluminum molds.
TACOM has explored means to rapidly reproduce parts for military vehicles that become damaged in the field and has examined the laser engineered net shape process (LENS), in which a laser melts metal powder and builds parts layer-by-layer.