oviparous

adjective ovip·a·rous \ ō-ˈvi-p(ə-)rəs \

Definition of oviparous

: producing eggs that develop and hatch outside the maternal body; also : involving the production of such eggs

Origin and Etymology of oviparous

Latin oviparus, from ov- + -parus -parous


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oviparous

adjective ovip·a·rous \ ō-ˈvip-(ə-)rəs \

medical Definition of oviparous

: producing eggs that develop and hatch outside the maternal body; also : involving the production of such eggs — compare larviparous, ovoviviparous, viviparous

oviparousness

noun

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