isolecithal

[ahy-suh-les-uh-thuh l]

adjective Embryology.


Origin of isolecithal

First recorded in 1925–30; iso- + lecithal
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British Dictionary definitions for isolecithal

isolecithal

adjective

(of the ova of mammals and certain other vertebrates) having an evenly distributed yolkCompare heterolecithal
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isolecithal in Medicine

isolecithal

[ī′sə-lĕsə-thəl]

adj.

Having the yolk evenly distributed throughout the egg.
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