designating various animals, as some reptiles, fishes, and snails, which produce eggs with enclosing membranes, that are hatched within the female so that the young are born alive
Origin of ovoviviparousovo- (var. of ovi-) + viviparous
Producing eggs that hatch within the female's body, as in certain fishes and reptiles and many invertebrates.
- Of or pertaining to such kind of animals such as some reptiles whose eggs hatch inside their body
From ovo- +"Ž viviparous.