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animal reproduction
Subject Category
L Animal Science and Animal Products
S Biological Sciences
Definition
The production by an organism of new individuals that contain some portion of their genetic material inherited from that organism.
Definition Source
NIH Genetics Home Reference Glossary
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Used For
reproductive physiology (animals)
theriogenology
Broader Term
animal physiology
reproduction
Narrower Term
acrosome reaction
anautogeny
animal fertility
autogeny
breeding season
calving rate
clutch size
conception
copulation
egg incubation
egg production
egg shell formation
ejaculation
embryonic mortality
estrous cycle
estrus detection
farrowing rate
gestation period
hatching
human reproduction
insect reproduction
insemination
kidding rate
lambing rate
litter size
litter weight
litters (young animals)
luteinization
luteolysis
male effect
maternal-fetal transfer
menstrual cycle
ovipary
oviposition
ovulation
parity (reproduction)
parturition
perinatal period
postpartum interval
pregnancy
preovulatory period
serving capacity
sperm capacitation
sperm motility
sperm transport
spermiation
uterine involution
vivipary (animals)
Related Term
animal breeding
assisted reproductive technologies
breeding sites
fecundity
mixed breeds
reproductive behavior
Spanish
reproducción de animales
Term Number
3138