ovoviparity | definition

  • process by which fertilized eggs are retained within the female
  • the embryo obtains its nourishment from the egg’s yolk and the young are fully developed when they are hatched

Source:

Clark, M., Douglas, M., Choi, J. Biology 2e. Houston, Texas: OpenStax. Access for free at: https://openstax.org/details/books/biology-2e

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