megalecithal

[ meg-uh-les-uh-thuh l ]
/ ˌmɛg əˈlɛs ə θəl /

adjective Embryology.

having a large amount of yolk, as certain eggs or ova.

Nearby words

  1. megajoule,
  2. megakaryoblast,
  3. megakaryocyte,
  4. megakaryocytic leukemia,
  5. megal-,
  6. megalesia,
  7. megalgia,
  8. megalith,
  9. megalithic,
  10. megalithic tomb

Origin of megalecithal

First recorded in 1955–60; mega- + lecithal

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