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synonyms for offspring

  • baby
  • brood
  • cub
  • descendant
  • generation
  • heir
  • kid
  • progeny
  • pup
  • bambino
  • family
  • heredity
  • issue
  • lineage
  • offshoot
  • posterity
  • produce
  • scion
  • seed
  • spawn
  • succession
  • successor
  • young
  • chip off old block
  • progeniture
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antonyms for offspring

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  • adult
  • cause
  • origin
  • parent
  • source
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This study now also shows that in some species, females compete to pass on their genes, but through offspring survival instead of by vying for opportunities to mate.
FEMALE HYENAS KILL OFF CUBS IN THEIR OWN CLANSCAROLYN WILKEAUGUST 25, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
In the offspring phase, animal reproduction is controlled by the role of a die.
THE BOARD GAME ENDANGERED SHOWS JUST HOW HARD CONSERVATION CAN BESARAH ZIELINSKIAUGUST 21, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
These surrogate sires, equipped with sperm from prize bulls, would then be released into range herds that are often genetically isolated and difficult to access, and the premium genes would then be transmitted to their offspring.
BIOTECHNOLOGY COULD CHANGE THE CATTLE INDUSTRY. WILL IT SUCCEED?DYLLAN FURNESSAUGUST 16, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
That’s not good news for the offspring or the parents, although it can lead to benefits for the whole species since deleterious mutations get quickly pruned away.
HOW LIFE COULD CONTINUE TO EVOLVE - ISSUE 88: LOVE & SEXCALEB SCHARFAUGUST 12, 2020NAUTILUS
The offspring of centenarians also have lower chances of age-related diseases and exhibit a more “youthful” profile of metabolism and age-related inflammation than others of the same age and gender.
THE SECRET TO A LONG, HEALTHY LIFE IS IN THE GENES OF THE OLDEST HUMANS ALIVESHELLY FANAUGUST 10, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Female offspring receive an equal genetic contribution from their father’s sperm, including all the non-sex chromosomes and another X chromosome.
HOW TO DESIGN (OR AT LEAST MODEL) MIXED DOG BREEDSPRADEEP MUTALIKJULY 31, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Coupled with significant ethical conversations necessary for progress, CRISPR will soon provide us the tools to eliminate diseases, create hardier offspring, produce new environmentally resistant crops, and even wipe out pathogens.
A RENAISSANCE OF GENOMICS AND DRUGS IS EXTENDING HUMAN LONGEVITYPETER H. DIAMANDIS, MDJUNE 26, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
In actual fact, only female offspring receive an equal mix of genetic material from both parents.
HOW TO BREED A POMSKY AND OTHER QUESTIONS ABOUT DOGS AND SEXPRADEEP MUTALIKJUNE 18, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Individuals with variations that allow them to obtain more resources are likely to produce more offspring like themselves.
EVOLUTION: WHY IT SEEMS TO HAVE A DIRECTION AND WHAT TO EXPECT NEXTMATTHEW WILLSJUNE 10, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
By splitting, melting and growing three times, they made eight great-grandkid bricks from offspring of the original microbes.
THIS ‘LIVING’ CONCRETE SLURPS UP A GREENHOUSE GASCAROLYN WILKEMAY 6, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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WORDS RELATED TO OFFSPRING

  • begats
  • breed
  • chicks
  • clutch
  • descendants
  • family
  • flock
  • hatch
  • infants
  • issue
  • litter
  • offspring
  • posterity
  • progeniture
  • progeny
  • seed
  • young
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