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corpus albicans

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noun corpus al·bi·cans \-ˈal-bə-ˌkanz\

Medical Definition of corpus albicans

plural corpora al·bi·can·tia \-ˌal-bə-ˈkan-chē-ə\play

  1. 1:  mammillary body

  2. 2:  the white fibrous scar that remains in the ovary after resorption of the corpus luteum and replaces a discharged graafian follicle




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