Medical Dictionary

ovoviviparous

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

Medical Definition of OVOVIVIPAROUS

:  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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