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. Also called {renal capsules}, and {suprarenal bodies}. [1913 Webster]


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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suprarenal bodies — 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

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Superior suprarenal artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteriae suprarenales superiores GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Posterior abdominal wall, after removal of the peritoneum, showing kidneys, suprarenal capsules, and great vessels. Caption2 = BranchFrom …   Wikipedia

  • Renal capsules — Renal Re nal (r[=e] nal), a. [L. renalis, fr. renes the kidneys or reins: cf. F. r[ e]nal. See {Reins}.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the kidneys; in the region of the kidneys. [1913 Webster] {Renal capsules} or {Renal glands}, the suprarenal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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