Definition of oviparity in US English:

oviparity

noun

Zoology
  • See oviparous

    • ‘Given the combination of oviparity, large clutch size, and large adult size, juveniles likely predominated in standing hadrosaur populations.’
    • ‘Most catsharks have a system called single oviparity, in which an egg develops inside each oviduct and is deposited outside the female, remaining attached to the substrate until it hatches.’
    • ‘By closely examining the nests of birds, we get a glimpse of solutions to the general problems associated with oviparity.’

Pronunciation

oviparity

/-ˈparitē/