membrana vitellina


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mem·bra·na vit·el·li·na

1. the membrane enveloping the yolk; specifically, the thickened cell membrane of large-yolked oocytes; Synonym(s): ovular membrane, vitelline membrane
2. sometimes used to designate the zona pellucida of a mammalian oocyte.
Synonym(s): yolk membrane
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mem·bra·na vit·el·li·na

(mem-brā'nă vi-tĕ-lī'-nă)
1. The membrane enveloping the yolk; specifically, the thickened cell membrane of large-yolked oocyte.
Synonym(s): ovular membrane.
2. Sometimes used to designate the zona pellucida of a mammalian oocyte.
Synonym(s): yolk membrane.
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