corpus albicans

noun
corpus al·bi·cans | \ -ˈal-bə-ˌkanz \
plural corpora albicantia\-ˌal-bə-ˈkan-chē-ə \

Medical Definition of corpus albicans 

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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