Paranephric body

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Paranephric body
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Sagittal section through posterior abdominal wall, showing the relations of the capsule of the kidney (paranephric body labeled at center left)
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Transverse section, showing the relations of the capsule of the kidney (paranephric body labeled at bottom center)
Details
Latin Corpus adiposum pararenale
Identifiers
Gray's p.1220
Anatomical terminology

The paranephric body (or paranephric fat or pararenal fat) is collection of adipose tissue located superficial to the renal fascia. The perirenal fat, or adipose capsule of kidney, is deep to the renal fascia but superficial to the renal capsule.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.

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