vitellary

vitellary

(vɪˈtɛlərɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Biology) the location within an egg where the yolk is formed
adj
(Biology) relating to the vitellus
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Females were ranked according to Mourao & Panizzi (2002) in one of three categories: immature = ovaries with no differentiation or no development, and no vitellary constriction; intermediate = ovaries with differentiation with visible chambers and vitellary constrictions with oocytes; and mature = ovaries totally developed with oocytes well-developed.