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Definition: 'Pupiparous'

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pupiparous

Type: Term

Pronunciation: pyū-pip′ă-rŭs

Definitions:
1. Pupae-bearing; denoting those insects that give birth to late-stage larvae that have already passed their larval development within the body of the female, as in flies of the family Hippoboscidae and in the Glossinidae (tsetse flies).

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