Definitions for "Tunica albuginea"
the dense layer of white fibrous tissue covering a testis or deep to the surface of an ovary
Dense, fibrous, elastic sheath enclosing the corpora cavernosa in the penis. Compression of small blood vessels against the tunica albuginea during erection holds back outflow of blood from the two corpora, causing the penis to be rigid.
dense connective tissue layer lying between germinal epithelium and cortical region of female ovary, or the equivilaent capsule of the male testis. ( More? Week 1 Notes)
Keywords:  tough, covers, testicle, hard, tissue
The hard covering that covers the testicle.
Tough connective tissue covering a structure