reproductive

[ree-pruh-duhk-tiv]
adjective
1.
serving to reproduce.
2.
concerned with or pertaining to reproduction: a reproductive process; reproductive organs.
noun
3.
Entomology. a sexually mature male or female termite; a member of the reproductive caste.

Origin:
1745–55; re- + productive

reproductively, adverb
reproductiveness, noun
nonreproductive, adjective
nonreproductively, adverb
nonreproductiveness, noun
unreproductive, adjective
unreproductively, adverb
unreproductiveness, noun
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reproductive (ˌriːprəˈdʌktɪv)
 
adj
of, relating to, characteristic of, or taking part in reproduction
 
repro'ductively
 
adv
 
repro'ductiveness
 
n

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reproductive re·pro·duc·tive (rē'prə-dŭk'tĭv)
adj.

  1. Of or relating to reproduction.

  2. Tending to reproduce.

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Example sentences
Gardeners cultivate many plants primarily for their flowers--but to botanists,
  a flower is simply a plant's reproductive unit.
Dark-Age laws would still deny to her the knowledge of her reproductive nature.
The intelligence of a people is of slow evolutional development-it lags far
  behind the reproductive ability.
It shows itself in the dream not only reproductive, but productive.
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