alecithal definition

  • adjective:
    • Having minimum yolk: an alecithal egg.
    • looking after portion consistently, and achieving minimum yolk embedded in the protoplasm.
    • put on those ova which portion uniformly, and which may have little if any meals yelk embedded inside their protoplasm.
  • noun:
    • In embryology, given hardly any and uniformly distributed food-yolk: a phrase placed on particular eggs, like those for the sponges, sea-urchins, etc.

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