ovovitellin

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

noun Biochemistry.

QUIZZES

BEAT THE DOLDRUMS WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

We know you’ll tackle this quiz totis viribus! See how many words from the week of Oct 12–18, 2020 you get right!
Question 1 of 7
What does “Indigenous” mean?

Origin of ovovitellin

First recorded in 1905–10; ov(i)- + -o- + vitellin
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences 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