"Oviposition" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Oviposition" by people in Profiles.
Relative effects of maternal and juvenile food availability for a marine snail. Ecology. 2009 Nov; 90(11):3119-25.
Combining stochastic models with experiments to understand the dynamics of monarch butterfly colonization. Am Nat. 2005 Dec; 166(6):731-50.