corpus albicans

noun
corpus al·​bi·​cans | \ -ˈal-bə-ˌkanz How to pronounce corpus albicans (audio) \
plural corpora albicantia\ -​ˌal-​bə-​ˈkan-​chē-​ə How to pronounce corpus albicans (audio) \

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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“Corpus albicans.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/corpus%20albicans. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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