ovoviviparous


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ovoviviparous \O*vo*vi*vip"a*rous\, a. [Ovum + viviparous: cf.
   F. ovovivipare.] (Biol.)
   Oviparous, but hatching the egg while it is within the body,
   as some fishes and reptiles.
   [1913 Webster]
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