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chalaza

cha·la·za

chalaza

 
pronunciation:
k la z
part of speech: noun
inflections: chalazae, chalazas
definition: one of two spiral strands of albumen that connect the yolk of an egg to the shell membrane and help keep the yolk centrally suspended.
derivation: chalazal (adj.)