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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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"In studies for which findings could be reproduced, authors had paid close attention to controls, reagents, investigator bias and describing the complete data set," say Begley and Ellis.
"Mildew fungi detected on afflicted host plants have only successfully reproduced sexually every few centuries, primarily reproducing asexually instead," Wicker said.
He said: "The findings were really surprising because as far as anyone knew, all sharks reproduced only sexually by a male and female mating, requiring the embryo to get DNA from both parents for full development, just like in mammals."
"Amerigrain" allows the natural grain of discolored, sap-stained and mineral-streaked wood to be reproduced in any desirable color without bleaching.
Rhondda am Leighton Andrews was today hosting an exhibition of reproduced paintings by living artist Andrew Vicari at the National Assembly.
After 3 months, mosses set 2 or 4 cm apart hadn't reproduced unless arthropods were present.
early (1986-1989) untreated HIV found that the recent virus reproduced somewhat less well, and appeared more sensitive to two antiretrovirals tested (3TC and TAK-779, a CCR5 antagonist no longer being developed as a drug).
Blacker blacks and details of dark areas often found in movie scenes are well reproduced, so users can enjoy the excitement and true-to-life reproduction of motion pictures.
However, he ignores the fact that he has already reproduced human beings in making his clones.
They can usually be reproduced if there are quantitative means of measurement and if the measurements are actually recorded somewhere.
"Beauty," the artist writes, "does not lie in the fact that we are dealing with an extremely difficult puzzle, but in the fact that the extreme complexity of these structures is a function of aesthetic values that cannot be achieved in uncontrived fashion." He continues: "These paintings cannot be imitated, but only copied, or reproduced....
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