• (a.) Producing young from rggs; as, an oviparous animal, in which the egg is generally separated from the animal, and hatched after exclusion; -- opposed to viviparous.
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In zoology, oviparous refers to animals which lay eggs from which the young subsequently hatch outside of the parent's body, such as birds and many species of snakes.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ō-vip′ă-rŭs Definitions: 1. Egg-laying; denoting those birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, monotreme mammals, and invertebrates the young of which develop in eggs outside the maternal body.
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Method of animal reproduction in which eggs are laid by the female and develop outside the body, in contrast to ovoviviparous and viviparous. It is the most common form of reproduction
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animals are those that lay eggs, and where the young develop inside an egg. This is the most common reproductive method and occurs in birds, Reptiles, Insects, fish and others. Viviparous and Ovoviviparous are the other methods.
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Reproduces by laying eggs.
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Refers to the reproductive method of egg laying. Eggs are deposited in a nest and have a thick hard or leathery shell.
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An animal who lays eggs, and then later the eggs hatch.
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Laying eggs that develop and hatch outside the maternal body (Morris 1992).
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