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Descriptor English: Ovoviviparity
Descriptor Spanish: Ovoviviparidad
Descriptor Portuguese: Ovoviviparidade
Descriptor French: Ovoviviparité
Entry term(s): Ovoviviparous
Tree number(s): G08.686.655
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D052285
Scope note: The capability of producing yolk-filled eggs that hatch within the body, so that the young are born alive, but without placental attachment. This applies to certain species of REPTILES and FISHES.
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
DeCS ID: 51250
Unique ID: D052285
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Date Established: 2006/01/01
Date of Entry: 2005/06/30
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Ovoviviparity - Preferred
Concept UI M0484036
Scope note The capability of producing yolk-filled eggs that hatch within the body, so that the young are born alive, but without placental attachment. This applies to certain species of REPTILES and FISHES.
Preferred term Ovoviviparity
Entry term(s) Ovoviviparous



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