renal fascia

(redirected from Fascia renalis)

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,

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.