Definition of Offspring

Reviewed on 6/3/2021

Offspring: The progeny, or young, born to a person. In a larger sense, the offspring are collectively all the descendants, the brood, or the family. For example, the offspring of someone with a genetic (inherited) condition, such as Huntington's disease, are themselves at risk for the disease.


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