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 of the orbit; -- called also {capsule of Tenon}. [1913 Webster]


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  • capsule of Tenon — capsule of Te·non tə nōn n TENON S CAPSULE …   Medical dictionary

  • capsule of tenon — təˈnōⁿ Usage: usually capitalized T : tenon s capsule …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tenon's capsule — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 227 GrayPage = 1024 Caption = The right eye in sagittal section, showing the fascia bulbi (semidiagrammatic). Caption2 = System = Precursor = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = t 04… …   Wikipedia

  • Capsule — has many meanings in medicine including the following: {{}}In medicine, a membranous structure that envelops an organ, a joint, tumor, or any other part of the body. It is usually made up of dense collagen containing connective tissue. In… …   Medical dictionary

  • Tenon's capsule — Te·non s capsule tə nōnz , ten ənz n a thin connective tissue membrane ensheathing the eyeball behind the conjunctiva Te·non tə nōn Jacques René (1724 1816) French surgeon. Tenon was an army surgeon who later became a professor of surgery and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Tenon's space — n a space between Tenon s capsule and the sclerotic coat of the eye that is traversed by strands of reticular tissue and by the optic nerve and ocular muscles …   Medical dictionary

  • tenon's space — noun Usage: usually capitalized T Etymology: after Jacques René Tenon : a lymph space between Tenon s capsule and the sclerotic coat of the eye that is traversed by strands of reticular tissue and by the optic nerve and ocular muscles …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jacques-René Tenon — Infobox Scientist name = Jacques René Tenon box width = image width =150px caption = Jacques René Tenon birth date = February 21 1724 birth place = Joigny death date = January 16, 1816 death place = residence = citizenship = nationality = France… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In spite of the teeth — Tooth Tooth (t[=oo]th), n.; pl. {Teeth} (t[=e]th). [OE. toth,tooth, AS. t[=o][eth]; akin to OFries. t[=o]th, OS. & D. tand, OHG. zang, zan, G. zahn, Icel. t[ o]nn, Sw. & Dan. tand, Goth. tumpus, Lith. dantis, W. dant, L. dens, dentis, Gr. odoy s …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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