oviparous


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o·vip·a·rous

 (ō-vĭp′ər-əs)
adj.
Producing eggs that hatch outside the body.

o′vi·par′i·ty (ō′və-păr′ĭ-tē) n.
o·vip′a·rous·ly adv.
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oviparous

(əʊˈvɪpərəs)
adj
(Zoology) (of fishes, reptiles, birds, etc) producing eggs that hatch outside the body of the mother. Compare ovoviviparous, viviparous1
oviparity n
oˈviparously adv
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o•vip•a•rous

(oʊˈvɪp ər əs)

adj.
producing eggs that hatch outside the body.
[1640–50; < Latin ōviparus. See ovi-, -parous]
o•vi•par•i•ty (ˌoʊ vəˈpær ɪ ti) n.
o•vip′a•rous•ly, adv.
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o·vip·a·rous

(ō-vĭp′ər-əs)
Producing eggs that hatch outside the body. Amphibians, birds, and most insects, fish, and reptiles are oviparous. Compare ovoviviparous, viviparous.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.oviparous - egg-laying
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
ovoviviparous - producing living young from eggs that hatch within the body
live-bearing, viviparous - producing living young (not eggs)
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Translations

oviparous

[əʊˈvɪpərəs] ADJovíparo
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oviparous

adjEier legend, ovipar (spec)
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oviparous

[əʊˈvɪpərəs] adjoviparo/a
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RW: Oviparous hermaphroditic fish with internal fertilization.
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Production of vitellogenin (VTG), an oocyte lipoprotein produced in the liver of oviparous female vertebrates, can be affected by a range of signaling events that alter steroid hormone production and activity.
So, for example, the division between viviparous and oviparous animals results in different groups from the division between two-footed and four-footed animals.
The brown forest skink, Sphenomorphus cherriei is an oviparous forest floor inhabitant known from central Veracruz, Mexico to extreme western Panama (Fitch 1983; Savage 2002).
This is accomplished through the college-like application process involving recommendation letters and work samples, the course catalogue of summer class options (from first grade Greek Mythology or Oviparous Animals and fifth grade Patterns and Functions of Math to C++ Programming and Paleontology), and running the secondary division on a college campus where students lunch at the student union, utilize technology facilities, and peruse academic material among the wooded, scenic acres overlooking the San Francisco Bay.
All chelonians are oviparous. Most species of box turtles lay eggs beginning in May and continuing through July.