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vitellarium

noun vi·tel·lar·i·um \ ˌvīt-ᵊl-ˈar-ē-əm \

medical Definition of vitellarium

plural vitellaria play \-ē-ə\
: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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