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albuginea

 [al″bu-jin´e-ah]
a tough whitish layer of fibrous tissue investing a part or organ, such as the testicle or ovary. See also tunica albuginea.

al·bu·gin·e·a

(al-bū-jin'ē-ă), Avoid the mispronunciation albugine'a.
[L. albugineus, fr. albugo, white spot]

albuginea

/al·bu·gin·ea/ (al″bu-jin´e-ah)
1. a tough, whitish layer of fibrous tissue investing a part or organ, particularly the tunica albuginea.
2. white.

al·bu·gin·ea

(al-bū-jin'ē-ă)
A white fibrous tissue layer, such as the tunica albuginea (q.v.).
[L. albugineus, fr. albugo, white spot]

albuginea

1. a tough, whitish layer of fibrous tissue investing a part or organ.
2. the tunica albuginea.
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a, b, c) The thickening of tunica albuginea and trabecular wall, and sinusoidal narrowing in Group 1 is slightly more than Groups 2 and 3 (Masson's trichrome stain, x40).
28) The US findings of contour abnormality of the testis, disruption of the tunica albuginea, and heterogeneous echotexture are considered to be sensitive and specific for the diagnosis of testis rupture (Figure 14).
Postoperative histopathology revealed an infiltration of neoplastic cells in the subcutaneous tissue close to the albuginea, but not in the corpus cavernosum penis, which was affected by chronic balanitis, worsened by the presence of myiasis; the chronic balanitis probably contributed to the palpable thickening of the body of the penis, simulating neoplastic infiltration.
Then albuginea is formed around oocytes as a product of their metabolism, and the epithelium becomes multilayered.
Se observo tunica albuginea visceral como adventicia.
Briefly, upon arrival of testes to laboratory, they were washed several times with transition media and tunica albuginea and visible connective tissues were removed.
Sudarshan, "Technique of anterior urethroplasty using the tunica albuginea of the corpora cavernosa," Asian Journal of Surgery, vol.
Male impotence is common with the administration of Propranolol therapy: specifically, in Peyronie's disease scar tissue forms in the tunica albuginea, which is the thick sheath of tissue surrounding the corpora cavernosa, causing pain, abnormal curvature, erectile dysfunction, indentation, loss of girth, and shortening of the penis.
The tunica albuginea was horizontally incised, and the tumor was extirpated from the adjacent parenchyma (Figure 2a, b).
En el caso numero 2, luego del derribo y una vez conectado a la maquina de anestesia inhalatoria, se coloco en decubito dorsal, mientras se inducia el paciente previo al traslado a la mesa de operaciones, se procedio a la reduccion de la hernia inguinal incarcerada, para lo cual se aborda el testiculo izquierdo, abriendo la albuginea, con manipulacion digital se divulsiona el agujero vaginal, lo cual facilita la reintroduccion del intestino incarcerado a la cavidad abdominal y posteriormente el testiculo izquierdo fue extirpado usando un emasculador de Serra modelo Westerb 325, EUA (FIG.