telolecithal


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tel•o•lec•i•thal

(ˌtɛl oʊˈlɛs ə θəl, ˌti loʊ-)

adj.
having an accumulation of yolk near the vegetal pole, as the large-yolked eggs or ova of reptiles and birds.
[1875–80]
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Translations
télolécithe
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The cytoplasm of the unfertilized telolecithal egg surrounds yolk vesicles.
It is a usefu model for study because it provides an example of the typical development of all teleost and is easily observed through the clear telolecithal egg that supports its growth.