albuginea

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n albuginea whitish tunic
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n albuginea In anatomy, a name (properly tunica albuginea) applied to several membranes: To the fibrous covering of the testis beneath the tunica vaginalis (sheathing membrane);
    • n albuginea to the similar fibrous covering of the ovary beneath the peritoneum;
    • n albuginea to the sclerotic or white of the eye.
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Usage

In literature:

The albuginea or sclerotic 3.
"Gilbertus Anglicus" by Henry Ebenezer Handerson
Tunica albuginea of the, 23.
"A System of Midwifery" by Edward Rigby
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