Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or resembling the white of the eye or of an egg. Equivalent forms are albuginean and albuginous.
- adj. Of the nature of, or resembling, the white of the eye, or of an egg; albuminous; applied to textures, bodily fluids, etc., which are perfectly white.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of the nature of, or resembling, the white of the eye, or of an egg; albuminous; -- a term applied to textures, humors, etc., which are perfectly white.
- See albugo. (Wiktionary)
“According to Gilbert, the eye consists of three humors, the albugineous (aqueous), the crystalline lens and the vitreous humor, and seven tunics, apparently”
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