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(English) Granules of semi-crystalline phospholipoprotein used as a food reserve of embryonic and early larval stages, usually seen as a yellowish sphere diminishing in size as development proceeds. (See also: yolk sac, egg, LarvalBase)
(French) Réserve de nourriture des stades embryonnaires et stades larvaires précoces, habituellement vue comme une sphère jaunâtre qui diminue en taille pendant le développement. (See also: yolk sac, egg, LarvalBase)

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