Definitions for ectolecithal
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Having the food yolk, at the commencement of segmentation, in a peripheral position, and the cleavage process confined to the centre of the egg.
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
Origin: [Ecto- + Gr. the yolk of an egg.]
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