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Fertility

(Science: biology) The capacity to conceive or induce conception and thus generate offspring. The state of being fertile; capable of producing offspring.The ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year.


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Help with the basic understanding of Ecosystems

... talking about the habitat, the organisms that live there AND how they interact and affect each other. For example, in a forest ecosystem, the soil fertility influences what plants can grow there. At the same time that plants that grow there, drop their leaves which then decompose and over time ...

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by BasicBiology
Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:06 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Help with the basic understanding of Ecosystems
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Menopause

... but do produce them over the course of their reproductive life. Human women are exceptionally rare in the mammalian world in that they can undergo fertility cessation, at so very young an age (37), when women are living to 92 in places like Japan. There are lots of theories as to when and why menopause ...

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by Annij
Sun Nov 03, 2013 5:23 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Menopause
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Views: 4996

Menopause

... but do produce them over the course of their reproductive life. Human women are exceptionally rare in the mammalian world in that they can undergo fertility cessation, at so very young an age (37), when women are living to 92 in places like Japan. There are lots of theories as to when and why menopause ...

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by Annij
Sun Nov 03, 2013 5:22 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Menopause
Replies: 5
Views: 4996

why is the reproductive system immune to entropy?

... That being said, even the reproductive system ages; I think that is one reason why the children of older women have more birth defects and why the fertility of men decreases over time (although most men stay fertile for most of their lives). However, there is a mechanism to prevent 'aging' in certain ...

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by biohazard
Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:44 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: why is the reproductive system immune to entropy?
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Views: 2668

Hermaphrodite Reproduction

... minimal research we came to the conclusion that it would be exceedingly rare- the wiki on true hermaphroditism even states that "although fertility is possible in true hermaphrodites (as of 2008 there have been at least 11 reported cases of fertility in true hermaphrodite humans in scientific ...

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by cbridges
Sun Dec 16, 2012 6:24 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hermaphrodite Reproduction
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Views: 3686
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