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Descriptor English: Oviposition
Descriptor Spanish: Oviposición
Descriptor Portuguese: Oviposição
Descriptor French: Oviposition
Entry term(s): Ovipositions
Tree number(s): G08.686.784.480
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010058
Scope note: The process of laying or shedding fully developed eggs (OVA) from the female body. The term is usually used for certain INSECTS or FISHES with an organ called ovipositor where eggs are stored or deposited before expulsion from the body.
Annotation: index ovipositor under specific insect only with /anat (IM) + OVIPOSITION (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 74
History Note: 74
Related: Clutch Size MeSH
Oviparity MeSH
DeCS ID: 10234
Unique ID: D010058
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Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Oviposition - Preferred
Concept UI M0015600
Scope note The process of laying or shedding fully developed eggs (OVA) from the female body. The term is usually used for certain INSECTS or FISHES with an organ called ovipositor where eggs are stored or deposited before expulsion from the body.
Preferred term Oviposition
Entry term(s) Ovipositions



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