Reproductive Effort

Science / Marine Biology / Reproductive Effort: The fraction of assimilated nutrients that are devoted to reproductive behavior and gamete production

Other Words for Effort

Effort Adjective Synonyms: exertion, striving, struggle, strain, labour, pains, energy, toil, application, trouble, travail, work, elbow-grease
Effort Noun Synonyms: attempt, endeavour, essay, try, venture, stab, crack
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Reproductive Isolating Mechanism

Science / Biology / Reproductive Isolating Mechanism: Biological or behavioral characteristics that reduce or prevent interbreeding with other populations; e.g., the production of sterile hybrids. Establishment of reproductive isolation is considered ess MORE

Reproductive System

Science / Biology / Reproductive System: One of eleven major body organ systems in animals; is responsible for reproduction and thus the survival of the species. MORE

Reproductive Effort

Science / Marine Biology / Reproductive Effort: The fraction of assimilated nutrients that are devoted to reproductive behavior and gamete production MORE

Good Faith Effort

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Good Faith Effort: The effort and action an organization puts forth to correct goals and specific problem areas. MORE

Best-Efforts Sale

Business / Finance / Best-Efforts Sale: A method of securities distribution/underwriting in which the securities firm agrees to sell as much of the offering as possible and return any unsold shares to the issuer. As opposed to a guaranteed MORE

Coordinated Review Effort (CRE)

Business / Agriculture / Coordinated Review Effort (CRE): Food and Consumer Service reviews of the National School Lunch Program conducted in cooperation with state agencies to improve the management of the programs, evaluate meal data accuracy, and provide MORE

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