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

noun Biochemistry.

Nearby words

  1. ovolo,
  2. ovonic,
  3. ovonics,
  4. ovoplasm,
  5. ovotestis,
  6. ovoviviparous,
  7. ovshinsky effect,
  8. ovular,
  9. ovular membrane,
  10. ovulate

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