viviparity
noun Date: 1864 the quality or state of being viviparous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Viviparity — Viv i*par i*ty, n. (Biol.) The quality or condition of being viviparous. H. Spencer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • viviparity — viviparity. См. вивипария. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • viviparity — viviparity. См. живорождение. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • viviparity — viviparous ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of an animal) bringing forth live young which have developed inside th body of the parent. Compare with OVIPAROUS(Cf. ↑oviparous). 2) (of a plant) reproducing from buds which form plantlets while still attached to the… …   English terms dictionary

  • viviparity — the condition of giving birth to active, free swimming young …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • viviparity — See viviparous. * * * ▪ biology       retention and growth of the fertilized egg within the maternal body until the young animal, as a larva or newborn, is capable of independent existence. The growing embryo derives continuous nourishment from… …   Universalium

  • viviparity — noun The condition of being viviparous …   Wiktionary

  • viviparity — The quality or state of being viviparous, i.e., producing offspring that are living at the time of birth. SYN: zoogony. * * * vi·vi·par·i·ty .vī və par ət ē, .viv ə n, pl ties the quality or state of being viviparous * * * vivi·par·i·ty… …   Medical dictionary

  • viviparity — n. condition of giving birth to living young rather than laying eggs; condition of having seeds that germinate while still attached to the main plant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • viviparity — vivi·par·i·ty …   English syllables

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”