from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The property of being oviparous; the habit of laying eggs to be hatched outside the body; oviparousness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Biol.) Generation by means of ova. See
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- noun The condition of being
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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