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  1. ectolecithal(Adjective)

    Having the food yolk, at the commencement of segmentation, in a peripheral position, and the cleavage process confined to the centre of the egg.

    ectolecithal ova

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  1. Ectolecithal(adj)

    having the food yolk, at the commencement of segmentation, in a peripheral position, and the cleavage process confined to the center of the egg; as, ectolecithal ova

  2. Origin: [Ecto- + Gr. the yolk of an egg.]

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