from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a yolk that is evenly distributed throughout: a homolecithal egg.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In embryology, having the food-yolk uniformly distributed throughout the egg, as in alecithal eggs: opposed to heterolecithal.
homo- + Greek lekithos, egg yolk + -al1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)