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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.