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Medical Term:

reproduction

Pronunciation: re'pro-duk'shun

Definition:

  1. The total process by which organisms produce offspring.
  2. The recall and presentation in the mind of the elements of a former impression.

Synonym(s): generation1, procreation

[L. re-, again, + pro-duco, pp. -ductus, to lead forth, produce]

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