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Pronunciation: al-bū-jin′ē-ă

Definition: A white fibrous tissue layer, such as the tunica albuginea.

See: tunica albuginea, tunica albuginea of corpus spongiosum, tunica albuginea of corpora cavernosa, tunica albuginea of ovary, tunica albuginea of testis, sclera

[L. albugineus, fr. albugo, white spot]

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