centrolecithal

adjective

cen·​tro·​lec·​i·​thal ˌsen-trō-ˈles-ə-thəl How to pronounce centrolecithal (audio)
of an egg
: having the yolk massed centrally and surrounded by a thin layer of clear cytoplasm compare isolecithal, telolecithal

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“Centrolecithal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/centrolecithal. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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