oligolecithal egg An egg with a small amount of yolk; isolecithal. see centrolecithal egg, telolecithal egg.
oligolectic a. [Gr. oligos, few; lektos, chosen] (ARTHRO: Insecta) Selecting only a few, as bees collecting pollen from only a few kinds of flowers; oligotropic.
oligomerous a. [Gr. oligos, few; meros, part] Having fewer parts or organs than other related forms. oligomery n.
oligonephria a. [Gr. oligos, few; nephros, kidney] Having few excretory tubules.
oligoneura a. [Gr. oligos, few; neuron, nerve] (ARTHRO: Insecta) Having very few wing veins.
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