vi·​tel·​lar·​i·​um ˌvīt-ᵊl-ˈar-ē-əm How to pronounce vitellarium (audio)
plural vitellaria -ē-ə How to pronounce vitellarium (audio)
: a modified part of the ovary that in many flatworms and rotifers produces yolk-filled cells serving to nourish the true eggs

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“Vitellarium.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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