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oviparous vs. viviparous
[ oh-vip-er-uhs ]
- producing eggs that mature and hatch after being expelled from the body, as birds, most reptiles and fishes, and the monotremes.
[ vahy-vip-er-uhs, vi- ]
- bringing forth living young rather than eggs, as most mammals and some reptiles and fishes.
- producing seeds that germinate on the plant.