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Medical Term:

tunica albuginea of corpus spongiosum


the thick layer of fibrous tissue surrounding the corpus spongiosum penis; it is thinner than the corresponding layer around each corpus cavernosum.

Synonym(s): tunica albuginea corporis spongiosiTA, fibrous tunic of corpus spongiosum

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