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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The nitrogenous constituent of the eggs of cartilaginous fishes. It is closely allied to albumin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Physiol. Chem.) A nitrogenous substance resembling vitellin, present in the egg yolk of cartilaginous fishes.

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  • noun biochemistry A nitrogenous substance resembling vitellin, present in the egg yolk of cartilaginous fishes.

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