<biology> Egg-bearing; applied particularly to certain receptacles, as in Crustacea, that retain the eggs after they have been excluded from the formative organs, until they are hatched.

Origin: Ovum: cf. F. Ovifere.

(01 Mar 1998)

ovicyst, oviducal, oviduct, oviductal < Prev | Next > oviform, ovigenesis, ovigenetic

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