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Medical Dictionary


adj vi·vip·a·rous \vī-ˈvip-(ə-)rəs, və-\

Medical Definition of VIVIPAROUS

:  producing living young instead of eggs from within the body in the manner of nearly all mammals, many reptiles, and a few fishes—compare larviparous, oviparous, ovoviviparous
vi·vip·a·rous·ly adverb


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