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Noun Concept
Categories: Ethology, All articles needing additional references, Reproduction in animals, Animal developmental biology, Human reproduction
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coupling  mating  pairing  conjugation  union
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The act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes WordNet 3.0
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The act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
In biology, mating is the pairing of either opposite-sex or hermaphroditic organisms for the purposes of sexual reproduction. Wikipedia
Procreative behavior in animals Wikipedia Disambiguation
Pairwise union of individuals for sexual reproduction - ultimately resulting in the formation of zygotes Wikidata
The act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes. OmegaWiki
The temporary fusion of organisms, especially as part of sexual reproduction. Wiktionary
Fusion of organisms. Wiktionary (translation)
Act of joining together to form a couple. Wiktionary
Pairing of organisms for copulation. Wiktionary
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The casual couplings of adolescents WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
The mating of some species occurs only in the spring WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet