renal capsules
Suprarenal Su`pra*re"nal, a. (Anat.) Situated above, or anterior to, the kidneys. -- n. A suprarenal capsule. [1913 Webster]

{Suprarenal capsules} (Anat.), two small bodies of unknown function in front of, or near, the kidneys in most vertebrates. Also called {renal capsules}, and {suprarenal bodies}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Suprarenal capsules — Suprarenal Su pra*re nal, a. (Anat.) Situated above, or anterior to, the kidneys. n. A suprarenal capsule. [1913 Webster] {Suprarenal capsules} (Anat.), two small bodies of unknown function in front of, or near, the kidneys in most vertebrates.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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