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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having the food yolk, at the commencement of segmentation, in a peripheral position, and the cleavage process confined to the centre of the egg.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the food yolk, at the commencement of segmentation, in a peripheral position, and the cleavage process confined to the center of the egg.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In embryology, nothing those ova which have the food-yolk peripheral in position, and thus exterior to the formative yolk.

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