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Descriptor English: Oviparity
Descriptor Spanish: Oviparidad
Descriptor Portuguese: Oviparidade
Descriptor French: Oviparité
Entry term(s): Oviparous
Tree number(s): G08.686.650
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D052287
Scope note: The capability of producing eggs (OVA) from which young are hatched outside the body. While mostly referring to nonmammalian species, this does include MAMMALS of the order MONOTREMATA.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 2006
History Note: 2006
Related: Clutch Size MeSH
Oviposition MeSH
DeCS ID: 51249
Unique ID: D052287
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Date Established: 2006/01/01
Date of Entry: 2005/06/30
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Oviparity - Preferred
Concept UI M0484041
Scope note The capability of producing eggs (OVA) from which young are hatched outside the body. While mostly referring to nonmammalian species, this does include MAMMALS of the order MONOTREMATA.
Preferred term Oviparity
Entry term(s) Oviparous



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