tenon's space

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

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