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Synonyms for yolk

the yellow spherical part of an egg that is surrounded by the albumen

nutritive material of an ovum stored for the nutrition of an embryo (especially the yellow mass of a bird or reptile egg)


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Normally, one yolk matures at a time and when it is mature a rupture in the sac releases it.
The main objective of this paper is to review the potential uses of egg yolk and egg yolk lipoproteins as main components of extenders used in the artificial insemination equine industry.
CARDIFF-BASED Yolk Recruitment has appointed five new team members as part of its expansion plans, which will see its headcount rise to nearly 50 this year.
I'd never had a double yolk in my life," said Babs, who receives a twice-weekly delivery of half a dozen eggs from Thomson Dairies of Wishaw.
The golden yolk is the unique color of the yolk of Bounty Fresh eggs,' said Edwin Chen, managing director of Bounty Farms Inc.
2004)reported that after hatching, during yolk resorption, the decrease in total lipid content and the changes observed in lipid class content similarly reflect the consumption and lipid mobilization by the larvae.
3) It is estimated that 10% to 15% of yolk sac tumors will be of extragonadal origin, with the most common reported sites including sacrococcygeal, thorax (predominantly mediastinum), vagina, brain (predominantly pineal), and retroperitoneum.
We investigated whether maternal yolk corticosterone levels in greater rheas differ between fresh eggs collected from an intensive (IRS) and a semiextensive (SRS) rearing system.
RECRUITMENT specialist Yolk has invested more than PS300,000 in a new headquarters that triples its space as it aims to almost double its workforce by 2018.
Whisk 1 cup of milk mixture into yolks in a slow, steady stream and whisk the yolk mixture into remaining milk mixture.
The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of the injection of raffinose-family oligosaccharides during embryogenesis on the rate of resorption of the yolk sac.
However, there has been no study regarding the effects of olive leaf powder on the performance of laying hens, egg yolk coloring and egg cholesterol level.
We were told when we were younger that it was lucky to get a double egg yolk.
Use a pastry bag fitted with a star tip instead of a plastic bag to pipe the yolk filling into the egg whites.
Join the conversation on our Facebook page face com/poolecho " Despite the huge odds, some yolk enthusiasts insist that it isn't that unlikely - as eggs are sorted according to size, meaning heav doubleyolk eggs will get put in the same area.