of or relating to the egg yolk.
having a yellow color resembling that of an egg yolk.
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How to use vitelline in a sentence
Surrounding the embryo is a vitelline membrane, an inner, and an outer envelope (Fig. 1).The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacn, Mxico | William E. Duellman
The zona is the first to disappear, and the vitelline membrane next becomes gradually thinner.
Both the vitelline membrane and the zona radiata are found in Raja, but in a much less developed condition than in Scyllium.
The stage of about the greatest development of both the vitelline membrane and zona radiata is represented on Pl.
The big cells have now become flask-shaped like those in Scyllium, and send a process down to the vitelline membrane.
British Dictionary definitions for vitelline
of or relating to the yolk of an egg: the vitelline gland
having the yellow colour of an egg yolk
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