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Definition of Yolk gland

Yolk gland
Yolk Yolk (y[=o]lk or y[=o]k; 277), n. [OE. yolke, yelke, [yogh]olke, [yogh]elke, AS. geoloca, geoleca, fr. geolu yellow. See Yellow.] [Written also yelk.] 1. The yellow part of an egg; the vitellus. 2. (Zo["o]l.) An oily secretion which naturally covers the wool of sheep. Yolk cord (Zo["o]l.), a slender cord or duct which connects the yolk glands with the egg chambers in certain insects, as in the aphids. Yolk gland (Zo["o]l.), a special organ which secretes the yolk of the eggs in many turbellarians, and in some other invertebrates. See Illust. of Hermaphrodite in Appendix. Yolk sack (Anat.), the umbilical vesicle. See under Unbilical.

Meaning of Yolk gland from wikipedia

- Among animals which produce one, the yolk (also known as the vitellus) is the nutrient-bearing portion of the egg whose primary function is to supply food...
- Uterine glands or endometrial glands are tubular glands, lined by ciliated columnar epithelium, found in the functional layer of the endometrium that lines...
- The seminal vesicles (Latin: glandulae vesiculosae), vesicular glands, or seminal glands, are a pair of simple tubular glands posteroinferior to the urinary...
- an armed scolex. Proglottids have a central ovary, with a vitellarium (yolk gland) posterior to it. As in all cyclophyllid cestodes, a genital pore occurs...
- Dilepididae, which have genital openings on both sides), and a compact yolk gland or vitellarium posterior to the ovary. Families include: Dipylidiidae...
- The stomach is a muscular, hollow organ in the gastrointestinal tract of humans and many other animals, including several invertebrates. The stomach has...
- The egg cell, or ovum (plural ova), is the female reproductive cell (gamete) in oogamous organisms. The egg cell is typically not capable of active movement...
- The human digestive system consists of the gastrointestinal tract plus the accessory organs of digestion (the tongue, salivary glands, pancreas, liver...
- A **** egg, ****'s egg, dwarf egg, or witch egg is a small usually yolkless egg. Such eggs are sometimes also called wind eggs, but this term more often...
- Trematoda is a cl**** within the phylum Platyhelminthes. It includes two groups of parasitic flatworms, known as flukes. They are internal parasites of...
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