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The adipose capsule of kidney (or perinephric fat or perirenal fat) is a structure between the renal fascia and renal capsule, and may be regarded as a part of the latter.[1] A different structure, the pararenal fat, is the adipose tissue superficial to the renal fascia.

Adipose capsule of kidney
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Latincapsula adiposa renis
TAA08.1.01.012
FMA15876
Anatomical terminology

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  1. ^ University of Michigan - Lab Manual - Kidneys & Retroperitoneum

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