Yolk

  • (noun): Nutritive material of an ovum stored for the nutrition of an embryo (especially the yellow mass of a bird or reptile egg).
    Synonyms: vitellus

Some articles on yolk:

Barbeled Houndshark - Biology and Ecology
... This species is viviparous once the embryos exhaust their supply of yolk, they are nourished through a placental connection formed from the depleted yolk sac ... Unlike any other shark, the yolk-sac placenta is globular or spherical ...
Slender Smooth-hound - Biology and Ecology
... these other ova and transfers the yolk material into its external yolk sac, which serves as its main source of nourishment during gestation this oophagous process is completed ... The external yolk sac is entirely absorbed when the embryo is 34–42 cm (13–17 in) long and close to being born ...
Chicken Invaders 3: Revenge of The Yolk
... Chicken Invaders 3 Revenge of the Yolk comprises the main game together with Easter and Christmas editions ... This egg, known as the Yolk Star, pushed the player into a black hole after the player gets him angry ... at the other end of the galaxy and must battle his way back and destroy the Yolk Star before it destroys earth ...
List Of Subjects In Gray's Anatomy: I. Embryology - The Ovum (Gray's s3) - Gray's page #39
... yolk or oöplasm germinal vesicle germinal spot zona striata or zona pellucida corona radiata cytoplasm formative yolk nutritive yolk or deutoplasm ...
Telolecithal
... Telolecithal (Greek τέλος (telos) = end, λέκιθος (lekithos) = yolk), also known as macrolecithal, refers to the uneven distribution of yolk ... The yolk is concentrated at one pole of the egg separate from the developing embryo ... This type of egg undergoes discoidal meroblastic cleavage, where yolk is not incorporated in the cells during cell division ...