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ovoviviparous

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adjective ovo·vi·vip·a·rous \ˈō-vō-ˌvī-ˈvi-p(ə-)rəs\

Definition of ovoviviparous

  1. :  producing eggs that develop within the maternal body (as of various fishes or reptiles) and hatch within or immediately after release from the parent

ovo·vi·vip·a·rous·ly adverb
ovo·vi·vip·a·rous·ness noun


1801

First Known Use of ovoviviparous

1801


Medical Dictionary

ovoviviparous

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adjective ovo·vi·vip·a·rous \-ˌvī-ˈvip-(ə-)rəs\

Medical Definition of ovoviviparous

  1. :  producing eggs that develop within the maternal body and hatch within or immediately after extrusion from the parent—compare larviparous, oviparous, viviparous




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