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)
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: 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 24 Jul. 2024.

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