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ovoviviparous (adj.)

"producing eggs which are hatched within the body of the parent, but without placental attachment," 1801, from combining form of ovum "egg" + viviparous "bringing forth young alive." It occurs in many reptiles, and some fishes, insects, worms, etc. Related: Ovoviviparity.

updated on November 16, 2019

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Definitions of ovoviviparous from WordNet

ovoviviparous (adj.)
producing living young from eggs that hatch within the body;
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Dictionary entries near ovoviviparous

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ovular

ovulate

ovulation

ovule

ovum