fibrous capsule

fi·brous cap·sule

[TA]
any fibrous envelope of a part; the fibrous capsule of an organ.
See also: fibrous layer.

fibrous capsule

1 the external layer of an articular capsule. It surrounds the articulation of two adjoining bones.
2 the external, tough membranous envelope surrounding some visceral organs, such as the liver. Compare synovial membrane.

fi·brous cap·sule

(fī'brŭs kap'sŭl) [TA]
Any fibrous envelope of a part; the fibrous capsule of an organ.
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After removal of spacer the bone ends were freshened so as to stimulate bone growth, the biomembrane capsule was irrigated to remove any residual debris and the harvested bone grafts from iliac crest and cancellous autograft from femoral canal were placed in the fibrous capsule biomembrane pocket/defect (figure 3).
1In about 50% of the patients, the carcinoma is surrounded by a dense, fibrous capsule that penetrates surrounding tissues.
in inflammatory conditions the fibrous capsule thickens cause ulceration and keratinization disappears.
Histological evaluation of the left renal mass revealed effacement of the renal architecture by a multilobulated, moderately cellular proliferation, which rarely infiltrated the surrounding fibrous capsule.
A, Encapsulated papillary carcinoma with thick, fibrous capsule, and (B) corresponding p63 immunohistochemical stain showing complete lack of myoepithelium at the periphery and within papillae (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnification x10 [A]; original magnification x10 [B]).
A ganglion cyst is a benign mass with a collagenous fibrous capsule surrounding high-viscosity mucinous fluid.
Histopathologic findings included a fibrous capsule, numerous thin-walled vessels engorged with erythrocytes, nests of lipocytes (Fig.
If the foreign body was found to be surrounded by fibrous capsule, the capsule was incised with cutter or scissor and removed.
Implants, regardless of lumen type, develop a fibrous capsule around the outer elastomer shell.
Intracapsular rupture was found on the right with a surrounding seroma, both within the ruptured envelope and mixing with the silicone outside the envelope but within the fibrous capsule (Figures 1(a) and 1(b)).
reported an easy implant substitution procedure in the absence of symptoms of scrotal inflammation, by using the cavity provided by the fibrous capsule once it had been cleaned or removed [11].
Histologically, lipomas are benign soft tissue tumors composed of mature adipocytes circumscribed by fibrous capsule.