Definition of albugineous in English:

albugineous

adjective

Anatomy
  • Anatomy. Designating a layer of dense white connective tissue, specifically the tunica albuginea of the testis, ovary, etc.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From post-classical Latin albugineus designating a humour (the aqueous humour) within the eye from classical Latin albūgin-, albūgō + -eus: see -eous) + -ous.

Pronunciation

albugineous

/ˌalbjuːˈdʒɪnɪəs/