afteregg

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • after-egg

EtymologyEdit

From after- +‎ egg.

NounEdit

afteregg (plural aftereggs)

  1. A meroblastic egg, ovum, or ovule which has acquired its store of foodyolk, or been otherwise modified from its original primitive condition as an egg-cell or protovum

SynonymsEdit

  • metovum
  • deutovum
Last modified on 10 February 2013, at 05:08