[ oh-voh-vi-tel-in, -vahy- ]
/ ˌoʊ voʊ vɪˈtɛl ɪn, -vaɪ- /

noun Biochemistry.

Origin of ovovitellin

First recorded in 1905–10; ov(i)- + -o- + vitellin
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Examples from the Web for ovovitellin

  • The protein of the yolk is chiefly in the form of ovovitellin, while the fats occur as palmitin, olein, and stearin.

    Dietetics for Nurses|Fairfax T. Proudfit
  • Casein, or caseinogen of milk and egg yolk (ovovitellin), are the substances richest in this mineral salt.

    Dietetics for Nurses|Fairfax T. Proudfit