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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
1875-80; centro- + lecithal
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centrolecithal

/ˌsɛntrəʊˈlɛsɪθəl/
adjective
1.
(zoology) (of animal eggs) having a centrally located yolk
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