"ectolecithal" Definition

  1. a. Having the food yolk, at the commencement of segmentation, in a peripheral position, and the cleavage process confined to the center of the egg; as, ectolecithal ova.

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Position in dictionary: 31339 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a.,
Words that start with "ectolecithal": 1
Words that end with "ectolecithal": 1
Words that contain "ectolecithal": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of ectolecithal

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