oviparous


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oviparous

(of fishes, reptiles, birds, etc.) producing eggs that hatch outside the body of the mother

oviparous

[ō′vip·ə·rəs]
(vertebrate zoology)
Producing eggs that develop and hatch externally.
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This pattern is common among temperate oviparous species of the genus Sceloporus (e.
The price of The price of the egg the oviparous hen The egg price 1 0.
The lack of the upper eyelid in some birds and in the oviparous quadrupeds is explained by their having hard skin (PA II 13, 657a25-b15).
Moreover, we often believe that hatching and birth (parturition) are equivalent events in oviparous and viviparous animals, respectively.
Here we have an oviparous mammal that is also an insectivore and a monotreme.
They provoke and stir - including Prof L Gooner who offers discount corrective surgery and the oviparous character in a suit who embodies our prejudices: "you are trapped in the wrong body".
Once permission was given to use in vitro gestation, people worried that humans had become oviparous.
All species of oviparous Eumeces are known to brood eggs (Fitch 1970), and most reports of nesting E.
Sharks that produce their young this way are described as oviparous (from the Latin ovum, meaning egg, and parere, to bring forth).
The vast majority of comparative studies of life history in squamates have included predominantly or solely oviparous taxa (Sinervo and Licht, 1991; Uller and Olsson, 2007; Ji et al.
argentinum populations studied are oviparous, iteroparous, and sequential incubators, producing offspring throughout the year.