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vitellogenesis

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noun vi·tel·lo·gen·e·sis \vī-ˌte-lō-ˈje-nə-səs, və-\

Definition of vitellogenesis

  1. :  yolk formation



Origin and Etymology of vitellogenesis

New Latin, from Latin vitellus + New Latin -o- + genesis


First Known Use: 1947


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vitellogenesis

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noun vi·tel·lo·gen·e·sis \vī-ˌtel-ō-ˈjen-ə-səs, və-\

Medical Definition of vitellogenesis

plural

vitellogeneses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  yolk formation

vitellogenic

\-ˈjen-ik\play adjective



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