Meaning of vitellogenesis

vi•tel•lo•gen•e•sis

Pronunciation: (vi-tel"ō-jen'u-sis, vī-), [key]
— n. Embryol.
  1. the process by which the yolk is formed and accumulated in the ovum.
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