fetiparous

fetiparous
/fee tip"euhr euhs/, adj.
(of a marsupial) bearing young before they are fully developed.
[FET(US) + -I- + -PAROUS]

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • fetiparous — [fē tip′ə rəs] adj. [ FETI + PAROUS] designating or of animals whose young are born incompletely developed: said as of marsupials …   English World dictionary

  • fetiparous — adjective bearing offspring born not fully developed …   Wiktionary

  • fetiparous — fe·tip·a·rous …   English syllables

  • fetiparous — …   Useful english dictionary

  • foetiparous — adjective see fetiparous * * * /fee tip euhr euhs/, adj. fetiparous …   Useful english dictionary

  • feti- — [fēt′ō, fēt′əfēt′i, fēt′ə] combining form fetus [fetiparous]: also prefix combining form feto [fēt′ō, fēt′ə] * * * feti pref. Variant of feto . * * * …   Universalium

  • foetiparous — /fee tip euhr euhs/, adj. fetiparous. * * * …   Universalium

  • feti- — [fēt′ō, fēt′əfēt′i, fēt′ə] combining form fetus [fetiparous]: also prefix combining form feto [fēt′ō, fēt′ə] …   English World dictionary

  • -parous — comb. form bearing offspring of a specified number or kind (multiparous; viviparous). Etymology: L parus bearing f. parere bring forth * * * pərəs adjective combining form Etymology: Latin parus, from parere to give birth to, beget, produce more… …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”