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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The hemorrhagic body, corpora lutea, corpus albicans and antral follicles were counted with the aid of a magnifying glass.
The length, width, thickness, weight, and number of macroscopic ovarian structures (antral follicles, corpora lutea, corpus albicans and hemorrhagic body) of both ovaries (right and left) were not statistically different.
In the cortical region, follicles in different phase of development were observed, as well as corpora lutea, hemorrhagic body, corpus albicans and loose connective tissue.