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-parous

1.
a combining form meaning “bearing,” “producing” that specified by the initial element:
oviparous; viviparous.
Origin
< Latin -parus bearing, equivalent to par(ere) to bear, bring forth + -us adj. suffix; see -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for parous

-parous

combining form
1.
giving birth to oviparous
Word Origin
from Latin -parus, from parere to bring forth
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parous in Medicine

parous par·ous (pār'əs, pâr'-)
adj.
Having given birth one or more times.

-parous suff.
Giving birth to; producing: multiparous.

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