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resorption of ova
(English) Not all ripe ova are released during a spawning season. Those remaining may be broken down and the breakdown products absorbed by the adult's body. (See also: spawning, reproduction, ovum)
reabsorção dos óvulos
(Portuguese) Nem todos os ovos maduros são libertados durante a época de postura. Os que ficam podem ser absorvidos pela fêmea. (See also: spawning, reproduction, ovum)

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