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Characterized by the production of large, yolky, shell-protected eggs that are retained and develop within the reproductive tract of the female.

The young receive nourishment only from the yolk. Hatching is internal, and the young are then released to the outside. Some insects, sharks, fish, snakes, and lizards are ovoviparous.

This entry is located in the following units: ovi (page 3) ovo- (page 2) para-, par-, -parous, -partum (page 4) viva-, vivi-, vivo-, viv- (page 2)