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.
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Comparative spermatogenesis, spermatocytegenesis, and spermatozeugmata formation in males of viviparous species of Clinid fishes (Teleosti- Clinidae Blennioidei).
Reproductive adaptations among viviparous fishes (Cyprinodontiformes: Poeciliidae).
Together with the results on Peg10 and Peg11/Rtl1 KO mice, this additional evidence provides further support for the critical role of the LTR retrotransposon-derived genes in the evolution of the mammalian viviparous reproduction system (Fig.
Reproduction in viviparous South American lizards of the genus Mabuya, pp.
To gain a complete comprehension of the diversity of life cycles of viviparous fishes and of the evolutionary causes of this diversity, we must expand our knowledge to multiple species within the same family.
Circulating C21 steroids in relation to reproductive condition of a viviparous marine teleost, Sebastes rastrelliger (grass rockfish).
Vertical transmission of a phylogenetically complex microbial consortium in the viviparous sponge Ircinia felix.
Overall prevalence of Dictyocaulus viviparous in fecal samples recorded in cattle and buffaloes
This type of maternal effect is prevented in some species with recalcitrant or viviparous seeds, like mangroves, by compartmentalizing the production of phytohormones and substances regulating germination and desiccation tolerance (Farnsworth & Farrant, 1998).
Molecular phylogeny of viviparous Australian elapid snakes: affinities of Echiopsis atriceps (Storr, 1980) and Drysdalia coronata (Schlegel, 1837), with description of a new genus.