OFFSPRING By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 noun. any of the present-forth descendants of a plant, animal, or person. OFFSPRING: "The likelihood of genetic traits being passed on to offspring can be estimated with a punnet square." Related Psychology Terms CONSANGUINITY ANIMAL BEHAVIOR TOTEM ORGANISM PASSIONFLOWER FOSSIL ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM (ER) ARTIFICIAL SELECTION PHYLOGENY RESCORLA-WAGNER THEORY Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "OFFSPRING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/offspring/ (accessed October 17, 2018).