theca interna

noun
theca in·​ter·​na | \ -in-ˈtər-nə How to pronounce theca interna (audio) \

Medical Definition of theca interna

: the inner layer of the theca folliculi that is highly vascular and that contributes theca lutein cells to the formation of the corpus luteum

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“Theca interna.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/theca%20interna. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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