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noun (chalaza, e)
  1. (zoology) A spiral band which attaches to the yolk of an egg, suspending it in the egg white, white
  2. (botany) The location where the nucellus attaches to the integuments, opposite the micropyle.
Etymology: From Ancient Greek (polytonic, ) (chalaza) "hailstone, lump"


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