[ les-uh-thuhl ]
/ ˈlɛs ə θəl /
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having a yolk, as certain eggs or ova.
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Also lec·i·thic [les-uh-thik]. /ˈlɛs ə θɪk/.
Origin of lecithal
1890–95; <Greek lékith(os) egg yolk + -al1
OTHER WORDS FROM lecithallec·i·thal·i·ty, noun
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Medical definitions for lecithal
[ lĕs′ə-thəl ]
Relating to or having a yolk.
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