Translation of mating in Spanish:

mating

apareamiento, n.

Pronunciation /ˈmeɪdɪŋ//ˈmeɪtɪŋ/

noun

  • 1

    apareamiento masculine
    • Courtship and mating takes place from late winter to spring.
    • In this situation the cost of mating for the female is essentially the cost of a (forced) copulation.
    • The second male was always placed with the female on the day that the first mating had occurred.
    • Mating can take place either in water or on land.
    • It only needs just a small number to survive for the mating to be a success.
    • Mating in many animals increases predation risk, and courtship is often performed near where mating will occur.
    • Matings were usually performed at 23°; males produced at 25° were not as proficient in mating.
    • When not engaged in territorial behaviors or mating, the winged adults forage great distances to prey on insects.
    • The minerals are passed on in a sperm packet during mating, to enrich the eggs.
    • The frequency of mating, researchers speculate, is meant to stimulate egg release in the female.
    • Worldwide, not many areas exist where shark mating can be observed.
    • The cameras were triggered automatically by any movement in the vicinity of the bower, where all courtship and mating take place.
    • In the first part of the study, we investigated size-dependent mating in the field.
    • Mature virgin females are highly receptive to mating.
    • The methodology is applicable to the investigation of parentage for all progeny developed from parental mating without subsequent generations of inbreeding.
    • In one specific example, mating in yeast, cell-cell communication is mediated by secreted peptide pheromones that stimulate physiological responses leading to mating.
    • If a mating failed to occur within 10 min, we replaced the male.
    • At several points during the mating, the female appeared to be trying to break free.
    • Here, males maintained a constant sperm number irrespective of whether a mating involved one, two, or three males.
    • Nevertheless, with random mating among sexually produced gametes, selection on a modifier of sex is very weak.