yolk cell

noun

Definition of yolk cell

: a nucleated cytoplasmic mass that is derived from the egg nucleus of an arthropod and provides nutriment for the developing embryo

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“Yolk cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yolk%20cell. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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