corpus albicans

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corpus al·bi·cans

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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Infertile with poorly observed follicles, which were predicted sterile ewes and the rest collected from normal cyclic ewes with presence follicles, corpus albicans, and some sample have corpus leutium (fertile).
On the other hand, the ovarian histology that taken from fertile ewes that hada heterozygote G allele of G(145)R demonstrated normal follicular development with presence many corpus albicans in all samples.
The hemorrhagic body, corpora lutea, corpus albicans and antral follicles were counted with the aid of a magnifying glass.