Oviparous

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Oviparous animals are creatures that are capable of laying eggs in regards to reproduction. There is often little or no other embryonic development within the mother and the offspring that develops within the egg.

Most common reproductive method of all birds, insects, reptiles, amphibians, and monotremes.

This article is part of Project Glossary, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each term related to animals.


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C CalcareousCalcium carbonateCalendar yearCalderaCallosityCalveCarapaceCarbon cycleCarnivoreCarpalCarpal barCasqueCasualCatadromousCereCheekChemosynthesisChevronChinChlorophyllChromatophoreCiliaCladeClassClineCloacaCoastCobCold seepCollarColonialColour morphCommensalismCommic ternsCommissureCommon nameConcordant coastCongenericConservation statusConspecificContinental crustContinental marginContinental riseContinental shelfContinental slopeConvectionConvergent evolutionCoral bleachingCoral reefCorallineCoriolis effectCovertsCrepuscularCrestCretaceousCrissumCritically EndangeredCrownCrown patchCrypticCulmenCurrentCuspCyclone
D DactylyDark zoneDawn chorusDeforestationDeltaDemersalDeposit feedingDepositional coastDetritusDeuteriumDewlapDiagnosticDigital object identifierDihedralDiscordant coastDNADNA sequenceDoldrumsDorsalDriftDrowned coastDune
E Ear tuftEarthEcholocationEcho-soundingEclipse plumageEddyEggEgg toothEkman effectEl NinoEmarginationEmergent coastEndangeredEndangered speciesEndemicEndemismENSOEoceneEquatorErosional coastEstuaryEustaticEutrophicationEvolution of birdsExtantExtinctExtinct in the wildExtinctionExoskeletonEyeEye lineEye ringEye stripeEye wattleEyebrow
F Face skinFacial diskFamilyFast iceFathomFaultFeatherFeather fringeFecal sacFemurFeralFerrel cellFertilizationFetchFiloplumeFilter feedingFingerFjordFlagellumFlankFledglingFlight feathersFlightless birdFlipperFlukeFootFoot projectionForced waveForecrownForeheadForeneckForeshoreForestForewingFossilFractalFrazil iceFringing reefFronsFrontFrontal shield


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H H1N1HabitatHabitat lossHackleHadalHadley cellHalf-hoodHaloclineHandHatchlingHawkHeadlandHeat capacityHeliumHerbig-Haro objectHerbivoreHermaphroditeHibernationHindneckHoldfastHoloplanktonHoodHotspotHoverHumerusHurricaneHybridHydrocarbonHydrogenHydrothermal vent
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