heterolecithal


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heterolecithal

(ˌhɛtərəʊˈlɛsɪθəl)
adj
(Zoology) (of the eggs of birds) having an unequally distributed yolk. Compare isolecithal
[C19: hetero- + Greek lekithos egg yolk]
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het•er•o•lec•i•thal

(ˌhɛt ər əˈlɛs ə θəl)

adj.
having an unequal distribution of yolk, as certain eggs or ova.
[1890–95]
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