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VITELLINE RESERVOIR

In cestodes and trematodes, a general chamber receiving vitelline (yolk) material from the two vitelline ducts; the yolk material then passes into the ootype to surround the ovum with nutritive vitelline granules that are enclosed by a characteristically formed eggshell. Synonym: vitelline reservoir.
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