Help- the word "Offspring"

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Help- the word "Offspring"

Post by Jordan » Wed Jan 11, 2006 7:15 pm

Hi I came to this website to do my homework, and I have 2 fill in the definitions of some scientific words. And you dont contain the word "Offspring" on the dictionary and I was wondering if anyone could help me by telling me what it ment, if so I would be very grateful,
Jordan :wink:

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Post by mith » Wed Jan 11, 2006 10:01 pm

means children....
Living one day at a time;
Enjoying one moment at a time;
Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace;
~Niebuhr

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Post by VeenaandNivyah » Thu Jan 12, 2006 2:26 pm

offspring refers to the young ones.. babies..whatever? :oops:
i can't really explain it..so here goes: :oops:
Suppose, u say,
the offspring of the sheep affected by foot and mouth disease also tend to suffer the same disease.
hah.... got that from my textbook. not bad is it? :lol:
Understood.. ooh, i sound like my bio teacher. :lol:
VeenandNivyah :D

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Post by fran008 » Thu Jan 12, 2006 4:49 pm

In biology, offspring are the product of reproduction, a new organism produced by one or more parents.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Offspring

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Post by MrMistery » Thu Jan 12, 2006 7:58 pm

I liked Dave's definition the best. SImple and to the point.
"As a biologist, I firmly believe that when you're dead, you're dead. Except for what you live behind in history. That's the only afterlife" - J. Craig Venter

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