viviparous

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viviparous

1. (of animals) producing offspring that as embryos develop within and derive nourishment from the body of the female parent
2. (of plants) producing bulbils or young plants instead of flowers
3. (of seeds) germinating before separating from the parent plant

viviparous

[vī′vip·ə·rəs]
(physiology)
Bringing forth live young.