Tenon's capsule

noun

Te·​non's capsule tə-ˈnōⁿz- How to pronounce Tenon's capsule (audio) ˈten-ənz- How to pronounce Tenon's capsule (audio)
: a thin connective-tissue membrane ensheathing the eyeball behind the conjunctiva

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“Tenon's capsule.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Tenon%27s%20capsule. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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