Definición de oviparous en inglés:


Saltos de línea: ovip¦ar|ous
Pronunciación: /əʊˈvɪp(ə)rəs


  • (Of an animal) producing young by means of eggs which are hatched after they have been laid by the parent, as in birds. Compare with viviparous and ovoviviparous.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • In contrast, our experimental study of an oviparous species that does not have parental care is of considerable interest, as any observed family resemblance is likely to be less dependent on pre- and postnatal influences.
    • In oviparous species, females can enhance reproductive success by investing in the size, quality, and number of eggs.
    • The regulation of hatching behavior in oviparous animals is important for successful reproduction, but is poorly understood.



Pronunciación: /ˌəʊvɪˈparɪti/
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Most catsharks have a system called single oviparity, in which an egg develops inside each oviduct and is deposited outside the female, remaining attached to the substrate until it hatches.
  • Given the combination of oviparity, large clutch size, and large adult size, juveniles likely predominated in standing hadrosaur populations.
  • By closely examining the nests of birds, we get a glimpse of solutions to the general problems associated with oviparity.

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