albuginea

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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]

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]