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  1. oviposition(Noun)

    The process of laying eggs.

  2. Origin: From oviposit

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Oviposition

    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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oviposition in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oviposition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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