lecithal

[ les-uh-thuh l ]
/ ˈlɛs ə θəl /

adjective Embryology.

having a yolk, as certain eggs or ova.

Nearby words

  1. lecherously,
  2. lechery,
  3. lechosos opal,
  4. lechuguilla,
  5. lechwe,
  6. lecithic,
  7. lecithin,
  8. lecithin-sphingomyelin ratio,
  9. lecithinase,
  10. lecithoblast

Also lec·i·thic [les-uh-thik] /ˈlɛs ə θɪk/.

Origin of lecithal

1890–95; < Greek lékith(os) egg yolk + -al1

Related formslec·i·thal·i·ty, noun

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Medicine definitions for lecithal

lecithal

[ lĕsə-thəl ]

adj.

Relating to or having a yolk.

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