telolecithal


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tel·o·lec·i·thal

(tel-ō-les'i-thăl),
Denoting an oocyte in which a large amount of deuteroplasm or yolk accumulates at the vegetative pole, as in the eggs of birds and reptiles.
[G. telos, end, + G. lekithos, yolk]
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tel·o·lec·i·thal

(tel'ō-les'i-thăl)
Denoting an oocyte (ovum) in which a large amount of deuteroplasm accumulates at the vegetative pole, as in the eggs of birds and reptiles.
[G. telos, end, + G. lekithos, yolk]
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telolecithal

(of eggs) having the yolk aggregated at the vegetative pole.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005