Definitions for vitellinevɪˈtɛl ɪn, -in, vaɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vi•tel•linevɪˈtɛl ɪn, -in, vaɪ-(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to the egg yolk.

    Category: Developmental Biology

  2. having a yellow color resembling that of an egg yolk.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of vitelline:

1375–1425; late ME < ML vitellīnus. See vitellus , -ine1


  1. vitelline(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or resembling the yolk of an egg

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vitelline(adj)

    of or pertaining to the yolk of eggs; as, the vitelline membrane, a smooth, transparent membrane surrounding the vitellus


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