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a.1.(Anat.) Discovered or described by M. Tenon, a French anatomist.
Tenonian capsule
(Anat.) a lymphatic space inclosed by a delicate membrane or fascia (the fascia of Tenon) between the eyeball and the fat of the orbit; - called also capsule of Tenon.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.