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Transverse section, showing the relations of the capsule of the kidney (paranephric body labeled at bottom center)
|Latin||Corpus adiposum pararenale|
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.
- Anatomy photo:40:03-0101 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Posterior Abdominal Wall: The Retroperitoneal Fat and Suprarenal Glands"
- figures/chapter_29/29-5.HTM: Basic Human Anatomy at Dartmouth Medical School
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