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tunica albuginea

Definitions

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  • n. Layer of connective tissue covering the testis.
  • n. Layer of connective tissue covering the ovaries.
  • n. Tough fibrous layer of connective tissue that surrounds the corpora cavernosa of the penis.

Etymologies

From Late Latin tunica albuginea ("white membrane"). (Wiktionary)

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