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ovovivipary

Overview page. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Zoology and Animal Sciences.

The method of reproduction in which young develop from eggs retained within the mother's body but separated from it by the egg membranes. The eggs contain considerable yolk which provides...

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ovovivipary

Overview page. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Zoology and Animal Sciences.

The method of reproduction in which young develop from eggs retained within the mother's body but separated from it by the egg membranes. The eggs contain considerable yolk which provides...

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ovovivipary

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 49 words.

The method of reproduction in which young develop from *eggs retained within the mother's body but separated from it

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ovovivipary

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 50 words.

The method of reproduction in which young develop from *eggs retained within the mother’s body but separated from it by the egg membranes. The eggs contain considerable yolk, which provides...

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ovovivipary

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 49 words.

The method of reproduction in which young develop from eggs retained within the mother's body but separated from it by

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ovovivipary

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 49 words.

The method of reproduction in which young develop from eggs retained within the mother’s body but separated from it by

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egg

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 55 words.

In egg-laying animals (see ovipary; ovovivipary; compare vivipary), the fertilized ovum and the embryo into which

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ovipary

Overview page. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Zoology and Animal Sciences.

The method of reproduction in which eggs are laid and embryos develop outside the mother's body, each egg eventually hatching into a young animal. Little or no development occurs within the...

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egg

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 60 words.

In egg-laying animals (see ovipary; ovovivipary; compare vivipary), the fertilized ovum and the embryo into which it develops, enclosed within a protective egg...

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