Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Oviparous

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_2267

Laying eggs that embryonate and hatch outside the maternal body, e.g., in  Platyhelminthes,  nematodes,  ticks,  mites, and  insects.

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