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Noun1.albuginea - whitish tunic
sclera, sclerotic coat - the whitish fibrous membrane (albuginea) that with the cornea forms the outer covering and protection of the eyeball
tunica albuginea testes - whitish cover of the testicle
adventitia, tunic, tunica - an enveloping or covering membrane or layer of body tissue
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My brief glance, in fact, had sufficed to assure me that the orbs which we had all supposed to be glass, and which were originally noticeable for a certain wild stare, were now so far covered by the lids, that only a small portion of the tunica albuginea remained visible.
Histologically, the testicles of goat comprised of three coatings, the outer most tunica vaginalis, the internal and the densest tunica albuginea and the innermost tunica vasculosa.
The urethral plate and the Dartos fascia and tunica albuginea alongside the plate are exposed.
If the mass was benign according to FSA result, the parenchyma was washed with isotonic and the clamp on the spermatic cord was opened and after the hemostasis was achieved, the tunica albuginea was closed with a running 4-0 or 5-0 absorbable suture.
On the other hand, another study has shown that the use of TX increases the thickness of testicular tunica albuginea and decreases the diameter and thickness of the seminiferous tubules.
Bajo el epitelio hay una delgada capa de tejido conectivo denso que constituye la albuginea (Figs.
The right and left testes were enlarged, approximately 3 X 2.5 X 1.5 cm, and soft with multifocal tan ridges compressing the tunica albuginea and associated abdominal air sacs.
The tunica albuginea is seen around the testis as a thin, hypointense rim on both T1 and T2 pulse sequences, better defined on T2-weighted image (Fig.
Ultrasonography may help differentiate hematocele from hydrocele and other causes of scrotal enlargement; some causes of hematocele, such as rupture of the tunica albuginea of the testis, can sometimes be detected by ultrasonographic examination.
[ET.sub.B] receptors were concentrated in the periphery of the corpora cavernosa and in their transition with the tunica albuginea, whereas [ET.sub.A] receptors were diffusely distributed and in a higher concentration throughout the corpus cavernosum (Figure 2).