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- (anatomy) Layer of connective tissue covering the testis.
- (anatomy) Layer of connective tissue covering the ovaries.
1867, Charles Delucena Meigs, Obstetrics: The Science and the Art,], page 120:
- If the tunica albuginea of an ovary be divided with a scalpel, the stroma may then be readily torn asunder by pulling the edges of the incision apart ...
- (anatomy) Tough fibrous layer of connective tissue that surrounds the corpora cavernosa of the penis.