Tunica albuginea (ovaries)

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For other structures with the same name, see Tunica albuginea (disambiguation).
Tunica albuginea (ovaries)
Latin tunica albuginea ovarii
Gray's p.1256
TA A09.1.01.009
FMA FMA:18630
Anatomical terminology

On the surface of the ovary this tissue is much condensed, and forms a layer, the tunica albuginea, composed of short connective-tissue fibers, with fusiform cells between them.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.