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heterolecithal

[het-er-uh-les-uh-thuh l] /ˌhɛt ər əˈlɛs ə θəl/
adjective, Embryology.
1.
having an unequal distribution of yolk, as certain eggs or ova.
Origin of heterolecithal
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95; hetero- + lecithal
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British Dictionary definitions for heterolecithal

heterolecithal

/ˌhɛtərəʊˈlɛsɪθəl/
adjective
1.
(of the eggs of birds) having an unequally distributed yolk Compare isolecithal
Word Origin
C19: hetero- + Greek lekithos egg yolk
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