ovoviviparity


ovoviviparity
n. laying live eggs (birth of living offspring which hatch from the egg inside the mother and are born with no placenta)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Ovoviviparity — Ovoviviparity, ovovivipary, or ovivipary, is a mode of reproduction in animals in which embryos develop inside eggs that are retained within the mother s body until they are ready to hatch. Ovoviviparous animals are similar to viviparous species… …   Wikipedia

  • ovoviviparity — ovoviviparity. См. яйцеживорождение. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • ovoviviparity — |ō(ˌ)vō+ noun Etymology: from ovoviviparous, after English oviparous : oviparity and English viviparous : viviparity : the condition of being ovoviviparous * * * ovoviviparity / parˈi ti/ noun • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ovoviviparity — production of eggs that are fertilised and hatch inside the mother but the embryos lack a placental connection to the oviduct or uterus and so do not feed off the mother. The young are born as miniature adults, free swimming and feeding, e.g.… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • ovoviviparity — See ovoviviparous. * * * …   Universalium

  • ovoviviparity — noun The condition of being ovoviviparous …   Wiktionary

  • ovoviviparity — ovo·vi·vi·par·i·ty .vī və par ət ē, .viv ə n, pl ties the condition of being ovoviviparous * * * ovo·vivi·par·i·ty (o″vo viv″ĭ parґĭ te) the quality of being ovoviviparous …   Medical dictionary

  • ovoviviparity — ovo·viviparity …   English syllables

  • яйцеживорождение — ovoviviparity яйцеживорождение. Cпособ размножения, при котором зародыш освобождается от яйцевых оболочек в теле матери, хотя не получает от нее дополнительных питательных веществ; Я. свойственно некоторым насекомым, хрящевым рыбам и… …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Gestation — is the carrying of an embryo or fetus inside a female viviparous animal. Mammals during pregnancy can have one or more gestations at the same time (multiple gestations). The time interval of a gestation plus 2 weeks is called gestation period ,… …   Wikipedia


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