vivipary

1. A form of reproduction in animals in which the developing embryo obtains its nourishment directly from the mother via a placenta or by other means.
2. A form of asexual reproduction in certain plants, in which the flower develops into a bud-like structure that forms a new plant when detached from the parent.
3. The development of young plants in the inflorescence of the parent plant.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • vivipary — vivipary. См. живорождение. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Vivipary — A viviparous animal is an animal employing vivipary: the embryo develops inside the body of the mother, as opposed to outside in an egg (ovipary). The mother then gives live birth. The less developed form of vivipary is called ovoviviparity,… …   Wikipedia

  • vivipary — noun a) Reproduction via embryos that develop from the outset without interruption (as opposed to germinating from a seed). b) Live birth (as opposed to hatching from an egg). Ant: ovipary See Also: viviparous …   Wiktionary

  • vivipary —   Phenomenon by which seeds begin to germinate prior to dehiscence of the female cone, e.g. as often happens in Zamia pseudoparasitica and sometimes happens in Cycas micronesica …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • vivipary — vi·vip·a·ry …   English syllables

  • vivipary — pərē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary viviparous + y 1. : the development of vegetative shoots upon or among the reproductive organs of a plant (as in the proliferous flower clusters of some agaves or the growth of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • False vivipary — is an abnormal condition found in many types of plants in which a plantlet is produced where the flower should appear. It is not a completely understood topic, but some say it could be caused by a hormonal mistake. The plantlet which appears can… …   Wikipedia

  • живорождение — vivipary, viviparity живорождение. Способ воспроизводства у животных, при котором развитие зародыша происходит в материнском организме, а оплодотворение имеет место после внутреннего осемения; Ж. свойственно всем высшим млекопитающим и отдельным… …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Gestation — is the carrying of an embryo or fetus inside a female viviparous animal. Mammals during pregnancy can have one or more gestations at the same time (multiple gestations). The time interval of a gestation plus 2 weeks is called gestation period ,… …   Wikipedia

  • Oviparity — Oviparous animals are animals that lay eggs, with little or no other embryonic development within the mother. This is the reproductive method of most fish, amphibians, reptiles, all birds, the monotremes, and most insects, some molluscs and… …   Wikipedia

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