Latebra ( Latin for to be hidden , hiding place , hiding place ) is “ a cone -like extension of the white yolk that protrudes into the interior of the egg, located under the germinal disc of the hen's egg. "
Appearance and function
The term is used in the technical language of biology to describe part of a (bird) egg . It is a part of the so-called white yolk , which forms a small ball in the middle of the egg yolk , which is also known as the yolk core . It is surrounded by concentric layers of yellow and white yolk. The latebra is the connection point between the yolk and the protein.