[vi-tel-in, -een, vahy-]
of or pertaining to the egg yolk.
having a yellow color resembling that of an egg yolk.

1375–1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin vitellīnus. See vitellus, -ine1 Unabridged
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vitelline (vɪˈtɛlɪn, -aɪn)
1.  of or relating to the yolk of an egg: the vitelline gland
2.  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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vitelline vi·tel·line (vĭ-těl'ĭn, -ēn', vī-)
Of, relating to, or associated with the yolk of an egg. n.
The yolk of an egg.

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