from The Century Dictionary.
- In anatomy, relating to the French anatomist J. R. Tenon (1724–1816): as, the Tenonian fascia or capsule (Tenon's capsule).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Anat.) Discovered or described by M. Tenon, a French anatomist.
- adjective (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.
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