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[oh-voh-vi-tel-in, -vahy-] /ˌoʊ voʊ vɪˈtɛl ɪn, -vaɪ-/
noun, Biochemistry.
Origin of ovovitellin
First recorded in 1905-10; ov(i)- + -o- + vitellin Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • 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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