Definition of Yolk

1. Noun. The yellow spherical part of an egg that is surrounded by the albumen.

Exact synonyms: Egg Yolk
Generic synonyms: Fixings, Ingredient
Group relationships: Egg, Eggs



2. Noun. Nutritive material of an ovum stored for the nutrition of an embryo (especially the yellow mass of a bird or reptile egg).
Exact synonyms: Vitellus
Generic synonyms: Food, Nutrient
Group relationships: Egg

Definition of Yolk

1. n. The yellow part of an egg; the vitellus.

2. n. The yellow part of an egg; the vitellus.

Definition of Yolk

1. Noun. The yellow, spherical part of an egg that is surrounded by the white albumen, and serves as nutriment for the growing young. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Yolk

1. the yellow portion of an egg [n -S] : YOLKED [adj]

Medical Definition of Yolk

1. 1. The yellow part of an egg; the vitellus. 2. An oily secretion which naturally covers the wool of sheep. Yolk cord, the umbilical vesicle. See Unbilical. Origin: OE. Yolke, yelke, yolke, yelke, AS. Geoloca, geoleca, fr. Geolu yellow. See Yellow Alternative forms: yelk. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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