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Oviposition MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Oviposition
Tree Number(s)
G08.686.784.480
Unique ID
D010058
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010058
Annotation
index ovipositor under specific insect only with /‌anat (IM) + OVIPOSITION (IM)
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Larviposition
See Also
Clutch Size
Oviparity
Public MeSH Note
74
History Note
74
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2022/07/08
Oviposition Preferred
Larviposition Related
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