albuginea

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(al″byŭ-jin′ē-ă)

[L. albugo, stem albugin-, white spot, eye disease]
A layer of firm white fibrous tissue forming the sheath of an organ or part, as of the eye, testicle, ovary, or spleen.
SYN: SEE: tunica albuginea
albugineous (al″byŭ-jin′ē-ŭs), adj.

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