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Tunica albuginea (ovaries)

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Tunica albuginea (ovaries)

Tunica albuginea (ovaries)
Latin tunica albuginea ovarii
Anatomical terminology

On the surface of the ovary this tissue is much condensed, and forms a layer, the tunica albuginea, composed of short connective-tissue fibers, with fusiform cells between them.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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