What does TFR mean in Biology?

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total fertility rate

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Total fertility rate
The Total Fertility Rate, sometimes also called the fertility rate, period total fertility rate or total period fertility rate of a population is the average number of children that would be born to a woman over her lifetime if: She were to experience the exact current age-specific fertility rates through her lifetime, and She were to survive from birth through the end of her reproductive life. It is obtained by summing the single-year age-specific rates at a given time.

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