telolecithal egg

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tel·o·lec·i·thal egg

an egg containing a relatively large quantity of deutoplasm concentrated at the abapical pole; for example, eggs of reptiles and birds.
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The cytoplasm of the unfertilized telolecithal egg surrounds yolk vesicles.
It is a usefu model for study because it provides an example of the typical development of all teleost and is easily observed through the clear telolecithal egg that supports its growth.