Tunica definition

to͝onĭ-kə, tyo͝o-
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An enclosing membrane or layer of tissue.
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(anat., zool.) An enclosing or covering layer of tissue or membrane, as of the ovaries.
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An enclosing membrane or layer of tissue.
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Origin of tunica

  • Latin tunic tunic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition