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Applied to an egg that has a large yolk, typical of Myxinidae, Elasmobranchii, Teleostei, Chelonia, Sauria, Serpentes, Crocodilia, Aves, and Monotremata. Compare mesolecithal; oligolecithal. See also isolecithal; telolecithal.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

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