Tunica is a word used in anatomy to refer to a type of covering.
- tunica adventitia (also known as tunica externa)
- tunica albuginea
- tunica intima
- tunica media
- tunica vaginalis
- tunica vasculosa
History and etymology
Tunica is simply Latin for a tunic, a garment commonly worn in the classical era 2,3.
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