Albugineous
Albugineous Al`bu*gin"e*ous, a. [See {Albugo}.] Of the nature of, or resembling, the white of the eye, or of an egg; albuminous; -- a term applied to textures, humors, etc., which are perfectly white. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • albugineous — [al΄byo͞o jin′ē əs] adj. 〚ML albugineus < L albugo, white spot < albus, white: see ELF〛 of or resembling a tough white layer of fibrous body tissue, as the white of the eye * * * …   Universalium

  • albugineous — [al΄byo͞o jin′ē əs] adj. [ML albugineus < L albugo, white spot < albus, white: see ELF] of or resembling a tough white layer of fibrous body tissue, as the white of the eye …   English World dictionary

  • albugineous — / jinˈi əs/ adjective Like the white of an egg or of the eye • • • Main Entry: ↑albugo …   Useful english dictionary

  • albugineous — 1. Resembling boiled white of egg. 2. Relating to any tunica albuginea. [L. albugineus, fr. albugo, white spot] * * * al·bu·gin·e·ous (al″bu jinґe əs) [L. albugineus] pertaining to or resembling a tough whitish layer of fibrous tissue… …   Medical dictionary

  • albugineous — like the white of an eye or an egg; white coloured Colour Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • albuginitis — al·bu·gi·ni·tis (al″bu jĭ niґtis) inflammation of any one of the albugineous tissues or tunics …   Medical dictionary

  • Colour Terms — This list contains 168 definitions of obscure colour terms using combinations of normal colours of the rainbow and descriptive adjectives; e.g. cardinal = deep scarlet red; russet = reddish brown. Note that most English speakers outside the U.S.… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • albuginea —   n. white of eye; white fibrous tissue.    ♦ albugineous, a. like white of eye or egg …   Dictionary of difficult words

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