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[oh-vif-er-uh s] /oʊˈvɪf ər əs/

adjective, Anatomy, Zoology.
bearing eggs.
(zoology) carrying or producing eggs or ova: the oviferous legs of certain spiders

oviferous o·vif·er·ous (ō-vĭf’ər-əs)
Bearing or producing ova.


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