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
TA A09.1.01.009
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.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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