Definition of vitelline
1 : resembling the yolk of an egg especially in yellow color
2 : of, relating to, or producing yolk
Origin of vitelline
Middle English, from Medieval Latin vitellinus, from Latin vitellus egg yolk
First Known Use: 15th century
Learn More about vitelline
Medical Dictionary: Definition of "vitelline"
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up vitelline? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).