oviferous definition

  • adjective:
    • Bearing or producing ova.
    • manufacturing or bearing eggs.
    • Egg-bearing; -- applied specifically to particular receptacles, like in Crustacea, that retain the eggs after they were omitted from formative organs, until they truly are hatched.
  • others:
    • Bearing eggs; ovigerous: particularly applied to specific receptacles into which ova tend to be taken upon their particular escape from the ovary, such as some crustaceans.

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