Gerota capsule

re·nal fas·ci·a

[TA]
the condensation of the fibroareolar tissue and fat surrounding the kidney to form a sheath for the organ.

re·nal fas·ci·a

(rē'năl fash'ē-ă) [TA]
The condensation of the fibroareolar tissue and fat surrounding the kidney to form a sheath for the organ.
Synonym(s): Gerota capsule, Gerota fascia.

Gerota capsule

, Gerota fascia (gā-rō′tăz)
[Dimitru Gerota, Romanian anatomist, 1867–1939]
The perirenal fascia.

Gerota,

Dimitru, Romanian anatomist and surgeon, 1867-1939.
Gerota capsule - Synonym(s): Gerota fascia
Gerota fascia - the condensation of the fibroareolar tissue and fat surrounding the kidney to form a sheath for the organ. Synonym(s): Gerota capsule; renal fascia
Gerota method - injection of the lymphatics with a dye that is soluble in chloroform or ether but not in water.