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albicans

(ălbĭ-kănz′)
n. pl. al•bi•can•ti•a (ăl′bĭ-kăntē-ə)
  1. The white fibrous scar tissue in an ovary that results after the involution and regression of the corpus luteum.corpus albicans
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Historical Examples

  • There are two more species—the Pithecia hirsute and the Pithecia albicans.

    The Western World

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • There is nothing definitive here but the one word "albicans" quoted from Micheli.

    The North American Slime-Moulds

    Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride

  • Also to enable the Oidium albicans to attack the mucous membrane there must be some slight inflammation or injury.