Gerota's capsule

A fibrous envelope of tissue that surrounds the kidney. Also called renal fascia and Gerota's fascia.

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  • Gerota fascia (capsule) method — Ge·ro·ta fascia (capsule), method (ga roґtah) [Dumitru Gerota, Romanian anatomist, 1867–1939] see under method and see fascia renalis under fascia …   Medical dictionary

  • Gerota's fascia — A fibrous envelope of tissue that surrounds the kidney. Also called renal fascia and Gerota s capsule …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Capsule — has many meanings in medicine including the following: {{}}In medicine, a membranous structure that envelops an organ, a joint, tumor, or any other part of the body. It is usually made up of dense collagen containing connective tissue. In… …   Medical dictionary

  • Capsule (anatomy) — A capsule, in anatomy, is a cover or envelope partly or wholly surrounding a structure. Types of capsules include:* the shell of an egg (biology) * joint capsules every diarthrodial joint possesses a fibrous or ligamentous capsule, lined with… …   Wikipedia

  • Gerota — Dimitru, Roumanian anatomist and surgeon, 1867–1939. See G. capsule, G. fascia, G. method …   Medical dictionary

  • Gerota capsule — fascia renalis …   Medical dictionary

  • Dimitrie Gerota — Dimitrie D. Gerota (pronounced [dʒeˈrota], 17 July 1867 – 3 March 1939), Romanian anatomist, physician, radiologist, urologist, and an associated member of the Romanian Academy from 1916. Contents 1 Biography 2 Legacy 3 …   Wikipedia

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  • renal fascia — A fibrous envelope of tissue that surrounds the kidney. Also called Gerota s fascia and Gerota s capsule …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Renal fascia — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = fascia renalis GraySubject = 253 GrayPage = 1220 Caption = Transverse section, showing the relations of the capsule of the kidney. Caption2 = Sagittal section through posterior abdominal wall, showing the… …   Wikipedia

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