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telolecithal

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adjective telo·lec·i·thal \ˌtel-ō-ˈles-ə-thəl, ˌtēl-\

Medical Definition of telolecithal

  1. of an egg :  having the yolk large in amount and concentrated at one pole—compare centrolecithal, isolecithal




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