Pronunciation: (rē"pru-duk'shun), [key]
1. the act or process of reproducing.
2. the state of being reproduced.
3. something made by reproducing an original; copy; duplicate: a photographic reproduction; a reproduction of a Roman vase.
4. Biol.the natural process among organisms by which new individuals are generated and the species perpetuated.
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