renal capsule

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renal capsule

Etymology: L, ren, kidney, capsula, little box
the investing tissue around the kidney, divided into the fibrous renal capsule and the adipose renal capsule.

renal capsule

The fibrous membrane on the outer surface of a kidney, which is in turn enclosed by adipose tissue that cushions the kidney.
Synonym: capsule of the kidney
See also: capsule