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larviparous

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adjective lar·vip·a·rous \lär-ˈvip-ə-rəs\

Medical Definition of larviparous

  1. :  bearing and bringing forth young that are larvae—used especially of specialized dipteran flies and some mollusks; compare oviparous, ovoviviparous, viviparous




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