theca, pl. thecae (the´ka, the´se)

A sheath or capsule. [G. theke, a box]
t. cor´dis pericardium
t. exter´na tunica externa thecae folliculi
t. follic´uli the wall of a vesicular ovarian follicle. See also tunica externa, tunica interna thecae folliculi.
t. inter´na tunica interna thecae folliculi
t. ten´dinis synovial tendon sheath
t. vertebra´lis dura mater of spinal cord


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