artificial reproduction
artificial propagation

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • reproduction — noun 1 producing babies/animals/plants ADJECTIVE ▪ animal, human, plant ▪ biological ▪ asexual, sexual ▪ artificial …   Collocations dictionary

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