lecithal

lecithal

[les-uh-thuhl]
adjective Embryology.
having a yolk, as certain eggs or ova.
Also, lecithic [les-uh-thik] .


Origin:
1890–95; < Greek lékith(os) egg yolk + -al1

lecithality, noun
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lecithal lec·i·thal (lěs'ə-thəl)
adj.
Relating to or having a yolk.

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