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vitelline

[vi-tel-in, -een, vahy-] /vɪˈtɛl ɪn, -in, vaɪ-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the egg yolk.
2.
having a yellow color resembling that of an egg yolk.
Origin of vitelline
late Middle English
1375-1425
First recorded in 1375-1425; late Middle English word from Medieval Latin word vitellīnus. See vitellus, -ine1
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vitelline

/vɪˈtɛlɪn; -aɪn/
adjective (zoology)
1.
of or relating to the yolk of an egg: the vitelline gland
2.
having the yellow colour of an egg yolk
Word Origin
C15: from Medieval Latin vitellīnus, from Latin vitellus the yolk of an egg; see vitellus
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vitelline in Medicine

vitelline vi·tel·line (vĭ-těl'ĭn, -ēn', vī-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or associated with the yolk of an egg. n.
The yolk of an egg.

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