Definition of Reproductive system

1. Noun. Organs and tissues involved in the production and maturation of gametes and in their union and subsequent development as offspring.

Definition of Reproductive system

1. Noun. (anatomy) The system of organs within an organism which work together for the purpose of reproduction. ¹

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Medical Definition of Reproductive system

1. In women, the organs that are directly involved in producing eggs and in conceiving and carrying babies. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Reproductive System

reproductive cloning
reproductive control agents
reproductive cycle
reproductive division
reproductive endocrinologist
reproductive health
reproductive medicine
reproductive memory
reproductive nucleus
reproductive ratio
reproductive structure
reproductive surgeon
reproductive system (current term)

Literary usage of Reproductive system

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1903)
"The points are : The entire anatomy of the reproductive system, ... Some or all of the parts of the reproductive system are shown in Figs. 3-8 and 33-62. ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1895)
"... NERVOUS SYSTEM — reproductive system — EMBRYOLOGY — HABITS — DISTRIBUTION — CLASSIFICATION Introduction THE group Brachiopoda owes its chief interest to ..."

3. Arboreal Man by Frederic Wood Jones (1916)
"CHAPTER XXI THE reproductive system THE influences of tree-climbing upon the reproductive habits, and consequently upon the reproductive system, ..."

4. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1844)
"THE ANNALS AND MAGAZINE OF NATURAL HISTORY. No. 93. DECEMBER 1844. XLVII.—On the Morphology of the reproductive system of the ..."

5. The Mosquitoes of North and Central America and the West Indies by Leland Ossian Howard, Harrison Gray Dyar, Frederick Knab (1912)
"The organs of the reproductive system are: 1. Ovaries. 2. Oviducts and common oviduct. 3. Mucus gland and duct. 4. Spermathecae and ducts. ..."

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