adj. [Gr. meion, less; lekithos, egg yolk]
Referring to eggs containing little yolk.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • miolecithal — Denoting an egg with little yolk which is uniformly dispersed throughout the egg. [mio + G. lekithos, egg yolk] * * * mio·lec·i·thal .mī ō les ə thəl adj MICROLECITHAL * * * mio·lec·i·thal (mi″o lesґĭ thəl) microlecithal …   Medical dictionary

  • miolecithal — mio·lecithal …   English syllables

  • miolecithal — |mīō+ adjective Etymology: mi + lecithal : microlecithal …   Useful english dictionary

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