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Membrana vitellina

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membrana vitellina

The membrane enveloping the yolk; specifically, the thickened cell membrane of large-yolked ova.

Synonym: ovular membrane, vitelline membrane.

Sometimes used to designate the zona pellucida of a mammalian ovum.

Synonym: yolk membrane.