vitelline

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Related to persistent vitelline duct: omphalomesenteric, yolk stalk, vitelline fistula

vi·tel·line

 (vĭ-tĕl′ĭn, -ēn′, vī-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or associated with the yolk of an egg.
2. Having the yellow hue of an egg yolk; dull yellow.
n.
The yolk of an egg.

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vitelline

(vɪˈtɛlɪn; -aɪn)
adj
1. (Zoology) of or relating to the yolk of an egg: the vitelline gland.
2. (Colours) having the yellow colour of an egg yolk
[C15: from Medieval Latin vitellīnus, from Latin vitellus the yolk of an egg; see vitellus]
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vi•tel•line

(vɪˈtɛl ɪn, -in, vaɪ-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the egg yolk.
2. having a yellow color resembling that of an egg yolk.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin vitellīnus. See vitellus, -ine1]
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