vegetal pole

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veg·e·tal pole

, vegetative pole
the part of a telolecithal oocyte (egg) where the bulk of the yolk is situated.

vegetal pole

n. Embryology
The portion of an egg that is opposite the animal pole and that contains most of the yolk.

vegetal pole

[vej′ətəl]
Etymology: L, vegetare + polus, pole
the relatively inactive part of an ovum where the yolk is situated, usually opposite the animal pole. Also called antigerminal pole, vegetative pole. Compare animal pole.

veg·e·tal pole

, vegetative pole (vej'ĕ-tăl pōl, vej'ĕ-tā-tiv)
The part of a telolecithal egg where the bulk of the yolk is situated.

vegetal pole

or

vegetable pole

the yolky end of the animal egg away from the cell nucleus.