Medical Dictionary


noun re·pro·duc·tion \ˌrē-prə-ˈdək-shən\

Medical Definition of REPRODUCTION

:  the act or process of reproducing; specifically :  the process by which plants and animals give rise to offspring and which fundamentally consists of the segregation of a portion of the parental body by a sexual or an asexual process and its subsequent growth and differentiation into a new individual
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