autoreproduction

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autoreproduction au·to·re·pro·duc·tion (ô'tō-rē'prə-dŭk'shən)
n.
The capability of a gene, virus, or nucleoprotein molecule to bring about the synthesis of another molecule like itself from smaller molecules within the cell; replication.

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