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Related to vitelline: Vitelline duct, Vitelline vein

yolk

 [yōk]
the stored nutrient of the ovum.

vi·tel·line

(vī-tel'in, -ēn),
Relating to the vitellus. See: yolk sac.

vitelline

(vĭ-tĕl′ĭn, -ēn′, vī-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or associated with the yolk of an egg.
2. Having the yellow hue of an egg yolk; dull yellow.
n.
The yolk of an egg.

vi·tel·line

(vī-tel'ēn)
Relating to the vitellus.
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It can be attached to the umbilical region by the vitelline ligament, with the possibility of vitelline cysts, or even a patent vitelline canal forming a vitelline fistula when the umbilical cord is cut.
The differences in the structure of the cyst wall, the site of infection, the form of excretory bladder in metacercarie, the numbers of digitiform pockets in the gonotyle and number of vitelline follicles in adults may be due to geographic and interspecific variations.
Regarding the high variation of the morphometric characteristics, Khalil and Abdul-Salam (1988) selected as the most important characteristics to the diagnosis of Encotyllabe species the following features: body shape, relative size of several organs (pharynx, testes, ovary, vitelline reservoir, and penis), relative position of the testes, penis shape, extension of the vitellaria and size and shape of the anchors.
Characterization of the acro-some reaction-inducing substance in Xenopus (ARISX) secreted from the oviductal pars recta onto the vitelline envelope.
Flattening of the yolk is primarily due to the water content increase caused by osmotic migration from the albumen through the vitelline membrane [5].
KEY WORDS: abalone, Haliotis asinina, egg jelly coat, vitelline envelope, acrosome reaction, motility
Rappelons que, pendant la vitellogenese, le corps gras synthetise un precurseur de la vitelline (principale proteine du vitellus des oeufs des insectes), la vitellogenine: celle-ci est secretee dans l'hemolymphe et absorbe par les ovocytes en cours du developpement.
This plexus comprises three cross-anastomoses between the left and the right vitelline veins--the superior anastomosis within the liver, the middle anastomosis posterior to the duodenum, and the inferior anastomosis that lies preduodenal.
Vitelline block Biochemical changes in the oocyte that prevent more than one sperm from binding to the vitelline (oocyte) membrane.
Once the spheres are internalized, they coalesce with others to form vitelline platelets.
To attend the fad acid requirement, after the vitelline sac absorption, it can probably be one of the explanations of the increase of the FI following the increase of the oil inclusion.