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latebra

Pronunciation: lat'e-bra

Definition: A flask-shaped region in large-yolked eggs extending from the animal pole to a dilated terminal portion near the center of the yolk such as in birds; it contains the main bulk of the white yolk.

[L. hiding place]

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