vitellogenesis

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vi·tel·lo·gen·e·sis

 (vīt′l-ō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs, vĭt′-)
n.
Formation of the yolk of an egg.


vi′tel·lo·ge·net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk), vi′tel·lo·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.

vi•tel•lo•gen•e•sis

(vɪˌtɛl oʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, vaɪ-)

n.
the process by which a yolk is formed and accumulated in the ovum.
[1945–50; vitell (us) + -o- + -genesis]