albugineous


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albugineous

(ˌælbjʊˈdʒɪnɪəs)
adj
1. related to or resembling the white of an egg
2. (Anatomy) related to or resembling the white fibrous tissue layer found in the eye, the testicle, and the penis
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In the present study, the ovarian walls are covered by an albugineous tunic that emits septa towards the center, forming the ovuligerous lamellae, where the germinal epithelium houses all the oocyte development (Figs.