from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a yolk that is concentrated at one end: a telolecithal egg.
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- adj. having the yolk at one end
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In embryology, having much food-yolk which is eccentric from the formative yolk, as the large meroblastic eggs of birds: correlated with alecithal (having no food-yolk) and centrolecithal (which see).
telo- + Greek lekithos, egg yolk + -al1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)