Tunica-albuginea definition

(anatomy) Layer of connective tissue covering the testis.
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(anatomy) Layer of connective tissue covering the ovaries.
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(anatomy) Tough fibrous layer of connective tissue that surrounds the corpora cavernosa of the penis.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tunica-albuginea
Plural:
tunicae-albugineae

Origin of tunica-albuginea

  • From Late Latin tunica albuginea (“white membrane”).

    From Wiktionary