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vitellogenesis

vitellogenesis

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

Definition of VITELLOGENESIS

:  yolk formation

Origin of VITELLOGENESIS

New Latin, from Latin vitellus + New Latin -o- + genesis
First Known Use: 1947

vitellogenesis

noun vi·tel·lo·gen·e·sis \vī-ˌtel-ō-ˈjen-ə-səs, və-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural vi·tel·lo·gen·e·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of VITELLOGENESIS

:  yolk formation
vi·tel·lo·gen·ic \-ˈjen-ik\ adjective

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