vitellin

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vi·tel·lin

 (vĭ-tĕl′ĭn, vī-)
n.
A protein found in egg yolk.

vitellin

(vɪˈtɛlɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem a phosphoprotein that is the major protein in egg yolk
[C19: from vitellus + -in]

vi•tel•lin

(vɪˈtɛl ɪn, vaɪ-)

n.
a phosphoprotein in the yolk of eggs.
[1855–60; vitell (us) + -in1]