Translation of viviparous in Spanish:


vivíparo, adj.

Pronunciation /vəˈvɪp(ə)rəs//vɪˈvɪp(ə)rəs//vʌɪˈvɪp(ə)rəs//vaɪˈvɪpərəs/


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    • The viviparous quadrupeds - literally means four-footed mammals bearing living offspring.
    • Females are viviparous and give birth to a single litter of up to five offspring.
    • If only these creatures had been able to develop a viviparous capability, so that they could give birth to their babies at sea, they would have an assured future.
    • Depending on environmental conditions, it can shift from viviparous to oviparous reproduction, with production of encysted and dehydrated embryos.
    • These may be viviparous, in which case the mother's body provides nourishment to the embryo, or ovoviviparous, in which case the eggs develop without additional nourishment inside the mother.