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tunica

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noun tu·ni·ca \ˈtü-ni-kə, ˈtyü-\

Definition of tunica

plural tu·ni·cae play \-nə-ˌkē, -ˌkī, -ˌsē\

  1. :  an enveloping membrane or layer of body tissue



Origin of tunica

Latin, tunic, membrane


First Known Use: circa 1698


Medical Dictionary

tunica

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noun tu·ni·ca \ˈt(y)ü-ni-kə\

Medical Definition of tunica

plural tu·ni·cae \-nə-ˌkē, -ˌkī, -ˌsē\play play play

  1. :  an enveloping membrane or layer of body tissue




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "tunica" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "tunica"


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