Tenonian capsule
Tenonian Te*no"ni*an, a. (Anat.) Discovered or described by M. Tenon, a French anatomist. [1913 Webster]

{Tenonian capsule} (Anat.), a lymphatic space inclosed by a delicate membrane or fascia (the fascia of Tenon) between the eyeball and the fat of the orbit; -- called also {capsule of Tenon}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Tenonian — Te*no ni*an, a. (Anat.) Discovered or described by M. Tenon, a French anatomist. [1913 Webster] {Tenonian capsule} (Anat.), a lymphatic space inclosed by a delicate membrane or fascia (the fascia of Tenon) between the eyeball and the fat of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • capsule of Tenon — Tenonian Te*no ni*an, a. (Anat.) Discovered or described by M. Tenon, a French anatomist. [1913 Webster] {Tenonian capsule} (Anat.), a lymphatic space inclosed by a delicate membrane or fascia (the fascia of Tenon) between the eyeball and the fat …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tenonitis — Ten o*ni tis, n. [NL. See {Tenonian}, { itis}.] Inflammation of the Tenonian capsule. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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