vi·​tel·​lus -ˈtel-əs How to pronounce vitellus (audio)
: the egg cell proper including the yolk but excluding any albuminous or membranous envelopes
also : yolk

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“Vitellus.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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