oviposition

noun
ovi·​po·​si·​tion | \ ˌō-və-pə-ˈzish-ən How to pronounce oviposition (audio) \

Medical Definition of oviposition

: the act or an instance of ovipositing

Other Words from oviposition

ovipositional \ -​ˈzish-​nəl, -​ən-​ᵊl How to pronounce oviposition (audio) \ adjective

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“Oviposition.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/oviposition. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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