matricidal hatching
(NEMATA)
Intrauterine larval development leading to the destruction of the female by the larvae or juveniles; eclosion intrauterine.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • intrauterine — adj. [L. intra, within; uterus, womb] 1. Within the uterus. 2. Applied to developing offspring hatching within the uterus of the mother; see matricidal hatching …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • endotokia matricida — see matricidal hatching …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • female encystment — see matricidal hatching …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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