Definition of albuginean in English:

albuginean

adjective

Anatomy
rare
  • Designating a layer of dense white connective tissue, specifically the tunica albuginea of the testis, ovary, etc.; especially in "albuginean tunic".

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Todd's Cyclopaedia of Anatomy and Physiology. From post-classical Latin albugineus + -an.

Pronunciation

albuginean

/ˌalbjuːˈdʒɪnɪən/