Meaning semelparous
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From the roots "to beget once," a reproductive strategy characterized by only one reproductive event. © 2014 Nature Education
Source: nature.com

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organisms that reproduce only once, usually followed by death, as observed in several animals
Source: senescence.info

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offspring are all produced in a single group (litter, clutch, etc.), after which the parent usually dies. Semelparous organisms often only live through a single season/year (or other periodic change i [..]
Source: animaldiversity.org

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Pertaining to a life history in which individuals (especially females) reproduce only once. Cf. iteroparous.
Source: sites.sinauer.com

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(biology) reproducing only once in a lifetime
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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