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oviparous

 [o-vip´ah-rus]
capable of producing eggs in which the embryo develops outside of the maternal body, as in birds.

o·vip·a·rous

(ō-vip'ă-rŭs),
Egg-laying; denoting those birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, monotreme mammals, and invertebrates the young of which develop in eggs outside the maternal body.
[L. oviparus, fr. ovum, egg, + pario, to bear]

oviparous

/ovip·a·rous/ (o-vip´ah-rus) producing eggs in which the embryo develops outside the maternal body, as in birds.

oviparous

(ō-vĭp′ər-əs)
adj.
Producing eggs that hatch outside the body.

o′vi·par′i·ty (ō′və-păr′ĭ-tē) n.
o·vip′a·rous·ly adv.

oviparous

[ōvip′ərəs]
Etymology: L, ovum + parere, to bring forth
giving birth to young by laying eggs. Compare ovoviviparous, viviparous.

oviparous

(of an animal) laying eggs in which the embryo develops after egg laying, as in birds and most reptiles. Compare OVOVIVIPAROUS, VIVIPAROUS (1).

oviparous

producing eggs in which the embryo develops outside of the maternal body, as in birds.
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This is a large, nocturnal, oviparous gecko principally occurring in offshore islands of Quintana Roo, Belize, Honduras, and scattered throughout mainland coastal localities of Quintana Roo and Belize (Lee, 1996; Kohler, 2008).
trachyderma has not been reported, but incubation periods for oviparous batoids may last from a few months to over a yearcarrier et al.
The chance of finding zoo-archaeological remains of oviparous species is higher since eggs or egg remnants can also be retrieved from archaeological digs.
Despite the apparent larval coprophagy and notably short oviscapt, it seems that Karliella sexpunctata is an obligate oviparous species.
The price of The price of the egg the oviparous hen The egg price 1 0.
Production of vitellogenin (VTG), an oocyte lipoprotein produced in the liver of oviparous female vertebrates, can be affected by a range of signaling events that alter steroid hormone production and activity.
Las tortugas presentan caracteristicas diferentes que dificultan su mantenimiento en cautividad como animales de compania, por ejemplo: son animales ectotermicos, y con los habitos diurnos, su temperatura de confort varia de 25 a 30[grados]C (3,4), son oviparous y sus huevos son retenidos en el oviducto por un periodo de 1 a 2 semanas para formar la cascara (5).
So, for example, the division between viviparous and oviparous animals results in different groups from the division between two-footed and four-footed animals.
In oviparous animals (birds, reptiles, amphibians, and monotreme mammals) embryogenesis occurs in the egg.