lar·​vip·​a·​rous lär-ˈvip-ə-rəs How to pronounce larviparous (audio)
: 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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“Larviparous.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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