capsule of tenon

capsule of tenon
\\-təˈnōⁿ\
Usage: usually capitalized T

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  • capsule de Tenon — ● capsule de Tenon Membrane fibreuse qui recouvre toute la portion scléroticale du globe oculaire …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 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

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

  • capsule — [ kapsyl ] n. f. • 1532 capsule du cœur; lat. capsula « petite boîte », de capsa → caisse 1 ♦ Anat. Formation anatomique qui a une disposition en enveloppe. Capsule articulaire. Capsule synoviale. Capsules surrénales. ♢ Capsule de Tenon :… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 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 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 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 capsule (fascia membrane) space — Te·non capsule (fascia, membrane), space (tə nawґ) [Jacques Renй Tenon, French surgeon, 1724–1816] see vagina bulbi and spatium intervaginale …   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

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