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Subject Category
L Animal Science and Animal Products
S Biological Sciences
The process of laying or shedding fully developed eggs ( ova) from the female body. The term is usually used for certain insects or fishes with an organ called ovipositor where eggs are stored or deposited before expulsion from the body.
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Medical Subject Headings 2016
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egg laying
Broader Term
animal reproduction
Narrower Term
egg masses
Related Term
clutch size
oviposition preference
oviposition sites
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