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Vitellus

Vitellus Meaning & Definition
Vitellus Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Vitellus?

[n] nutritive material of an ovum stored for the nutrition of an embryo (especially the yellow mass of a bird or reptile egg)

Synonyms | Synonyms for Vitellus: yolk

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See Also | egg | food | nutrient

Vitellus In Webster's Dictionary

\Vi*tel"lus\, n. [L., the yolk of an egg.] 1. (Biol.) The contents or substance of the ovum; egg yolk. See Illust. of {Ovum}. 2. (Bot.) Perisperm in an early condition.

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