Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

centrolecithal

[sen-troh-les-uh-thuh l] /ˌsɛn troʊˈlɛs ə θəl/
adjective, Embryology.
1.
having a centrally located yolk, as certain insect eggs or ova.
Origin of centrolecithal
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80; centro- + lecithal
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for centrolecithal
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for centrolecithal

centrolecithal

/ˌsɛntrəʊˈlɛsɪθəl/
adjective
1.
(zoology) (of animal eggs) having a centrally located yolk
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for centrolecithal

Word Value for centrolecithal

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends