noun vi·tel·lo·phag \vīˈteləˌfag, və̇ˈt-\
variants: less commonly



Definition of vitellophag



  1. :  any of the cleavage cells or nuclei in a centrolecithal egg that do not participate in embryo formation but remain in and function in the assimilation of the yolk

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Origin and Etymology of vitellophag

vitell- + -phage

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a brief usually trivial fact

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