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Tenonian capsule
Tenonian Te*no"ni*an, a. (Anat.) Discovered or described by M. Tenon, a French anatomist. Tenonian capsule (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.

Meaning of Tenonian capsule from wikipedia

- as is the capsule of Tenon, a membrane that envelops the posterior five-sixths of the eyeball. He provided a description of the "capsule of Tenon" in...