Producing young from eggs; as, an oviparous animal, in which the egg is generally separated from the animal, and hatched after exclusion; -- opposed to viviparous.
Laying eggs that develop and hatch outside the maternal body (Morris 1992).
producing eggs that hatch outside the body
(oh vip´ uh rus) • Reproduction in which eggs are released by the female and development is external to the mother's body. (Contrast with viviparous.)
Amniote that reproduces by laying an enclosed egg on land.
Producing external eggs within a casing; animals that produce external eggs, such as most amphibians, are oviparous. See also OVOVIVIPAROUS, and VIVIPAROUS.
laying eggs that hatch outside the mother's body.
a developmental process where the young hatch from eggs which are laid outside the mother's body.
Laying eggs that are fertilized in the water by the sperm discharged by the male.
Producing young from an egg which is hatched and live young produced from it inside the body.
reproducing by means of eggs that hatch.
said of fishes that deposit eggs which develop usually in the external environment
Producing eggs which are fertilized, develop and hatch outside the body.
Oviparous animals hatch from eggs. Fossilized eggs from some prehistoric animals have been found.
Producing eggs which hatch outside the female's body
Producing young from eggs hatching outside the body.
(oh- vip-ur-us) Referring to a type of development in which young hatch from eggs laid outside the mother's body.
producing young in eggs
Oviparous animals hatch from eggs. Some sharks, like the Port Jackson shark and the nurse shark, are oviparous.
Reproduces by laying eggs
Eggs deposited; embryonic development outside the female's body.
Laying eggs instead of giving birth to live young. Some sharks are oviparous.
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Producing eggs that hatch after expulsion from the body. ( 14)
reproducing by laying eggs.
reproduction in which eggs are released by the female; development of offspring occurs outside the mother's body.