vitelline

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

Definition of vitelline 

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

2 : of, relating to, or producing yolk

First Known Use of vitelline

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for vitelline

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

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vitelline

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

Medical Definition of vitelline 

: of, relating to, or producing yolk

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