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  • n  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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  • Eggs: beyond just fried and scrambled
    Is there anything as simple as an egg? It's made up of only three basic components: the eggshell, the albumen or white and the vitellus or yolk. But its simplicity belies its voluminous culinary uses, not to mention its important nutritional contribution of protein, essential amino acids and vitamins.
    July 31, 2013 - The Biloxi Sun Herald

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