ovoviviparously


ovoviviparously
adv. of the hatching of live eggs (live hatchlings which hatch inside the mother's body and are born with no placenta)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • ovoviviparously — adverb see ovoviviparous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ovoviviparously — See ovoviviparity. * * * …   Universalium

  • ovoviviparously — ovo·viviparously …   English syllables

  • ovoviviparously — adverb see ovoviviparous …   Useful english dictionary

  • ovoviviparous — adjective Date: 1801 producing eggs that develop within the maternal body (as of various fishes or reptiles) and hatch within or immediately after release from the parent • ovoviviparously adverb • ovoviviparousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Common Garter Snake — Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Spotted eagle ray — Temporal range: Upper Cretaceous–Recent[1] …   Wikipedia

  • ovoviviparous — ovoviviparism, ovoviviparity /oh voh vuy veuh par i tee/, ovoviviparousness, n. ovoviviparously, adv. /oh voh vuy vip euhr euhs/, adj. Zool. producing eggs that are hatched within the body, so that the young are born alive but without placental… …   Universalium

  • ovoviviparous — /oʊvoʊvəˈvɪpərəs/ (say ohvohvuh vipuhruhs) adjective producing eggs which are hatched within the body, so that the young are born alive but without placental attachment, as certain reptiles, fishes, insects, etc. {ovo (combining form of ovum) +… …   Australian English dictionary

  • ovoviviparous — [ō΄vō vī vip′ə rəs] adj. [< OVI + VIVIPAROUS] designating various animals, as some reptiles, fishes, and snails, which produce eggs with enclosing membranes, that are hatched within the female so that the young are born alive ovoviviparity… …   English World dictionary


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