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[oh-voh-vi-tel-in, -vahy-]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. vitellin.

Origin of ovovitellin

First recorded in 1905–10; ov(i)- + -o- + vitellin
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Historical Examples

  • Casein, or caseinogen of milk and egg yolk (ovovitellin), are the substances richest in this mineral salt.

    Dietetics for Nurses

    Fairfax T. Proudfit

  • The protein of the yolk is chiefly in the form of ovovitellin, while the fats occur as palmitin, olein, and stearin.

    Dietetics for Nurses

    Fairfax T. Proudfit

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