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vitelline

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adjective vi·tel·line \vī-ˈte-lən, -ˌlēn, -ˌlīn\

Definition of vitelline

  1. 1 :  resembling the yolk of an egg especially in yellow color

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or producing yolk



Origin and Etymology of vitelline

Middle English, from Medieval Latin vitellinus, from Latin vitellus egg yolk


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with vitelline

avellan, Magellan, McClellan, muskmelon


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vitelline

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adjective vi·tel·line \-ˈtel-ən, -ˌēn, -ˌīn\

Medical Definition of vitelline

  1. :  of, relating to, or producing yolk




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