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  • nonreproductive — ˌ adjective : not reproducing ; especially : not capable of reproducing • nonreproductive noun * * * adj.; nonreproductively, adv.; nonreproductiveness, n …   Useful english dictionary

  • nonreproductive — adj.; nonreproductively, adv.; nonreproductiveness, n. * * * …   Universalium

  • nonreproductive — adjective a) Not able to reproduce; sterile. b) Not of or pertaining to reproduction …   Wiktionary

  • nonreproductive — non·reproductive …   English syllables

  • angiosperm — /an jee euh sperrm /, n. Bot. a plant having its seeds enclosed in an ovary; a flowering plant. Cf. gymnosperm. [ANGIO + SPERM] * * * ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the more than 300,000 species of flowering plants (division Anthophyta) …   Universalium

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  • Life Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Zoology       In 2008 several zoological studies provided new insights into how species life history traits (such as the timing of reproduction or the length of life of adult individuals) are derived in part as responses to… …   Universalium

  • macronucleus — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1892 a relatively large densely staining nucleus of most ciliate protozoans that is derived from micronuclei and controls various nonreproductive functions • macronuclear adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Kin selection — From the time of antiquity field biologists have observed that some organisms tend to exhibit strategies that favor the reproductive success of their relatives, even at a cost to their own survival and/or reproduction. The classic example is a… …   Wikipedia

  • Parental testing — is the use of genetic fingerprinting to determine whether two individuals have a biological parent child relationship. A paternity test establishes genetic proof as to whether a man is the biological father of an individual, and a maternity test… …   Wikipedia