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- n. The condition of being oviparous
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Generation by means of ova. See generation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The property of being oviparous; the habit of laying eggs to be hatched outside the body; oviparousness.
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In the transition from oviparity to viviparity in squamates, the period of time that eggs are retained within the uterus is increased and the thickness of the eggshell is decreased