corpus albicans

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corpus al·bi·cans

 (ăl′bĭ-kănz′)
n.
The white fibrous scar tissue in an ovary that results after the involution and regression of the corpus luteum.

[New Latin corpus albicāns : Latin corpus, body + New Latin albicāns, whitening.]
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