Tenon, Jacques R.

(redirected from Jacques R. Tenon)

Tenon, Jacques R.

French surgeon, 1724–1816.

Tenon capsule

A thin connective tissue envelope of the posterior eyeball behind the conjunctiva.

Tenon space

Tissue fluid space between the sclera and the Tenon capsule. Synonym: interfascial space
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners


Jacques R., French pathologist and oculist, 1724-1816.
Tenon capsule - Synonym(s): fascial sheath of eyeball
Tenon space - the space between the fascial sheath of the eyeball and the sclera. Synonym(s): episcleral space
Medical Eponyms © Farlex 2012