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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In embryology, that which nourishes the embryo; the food-yolk or deutoplasm.

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  • noun (Biol.) The material from which an embryo is formed and nourished.

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  • noun biology The material from which an embryo is formed and nourished.

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