tunica

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tu·ni·ca

noun \ˈtü-ni-kə, ˈtyü-\
plural tu·ni·cae \-nə-ˌkē, -ˌkī, -ˌsē\

Definition of TUNICA

:  an enveloping membrane or layer of body tissue

Origin of TUNICA

Latin, tunic, membrane
First Known Use: circa 1698

tu·ni·ca

noun \ˈt(y)ü-ni-kə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural tu·ni·cae \-nə-ˌkē, -ˌkī, -ˌsē\

Medical Definition of TUNICA

: an enveloping membrane or layer of body tissue

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