perinephrium


perinephrium
/per'euh nef"ree euhm/, n., pl. perinephria /-nef"ree euh/. Anat.
the capsule of connective tissue that envelops the kidney.
[ < NL; see PERI-, NEPHR-, -IUM]

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  • perinephrium — [per΄ə nef′rē əm] n. [ModL < Gr perinephros, fat about the kidneys < peri , around + nephros, kidney: see NEPHRO ] the envelope of connective and fatty tissue surrounding the kidney …   English World dictionary

  • perinephrium — The connective tissue and fat surrounding the kidney. [peri + G. nephros, kidney] * * * peri·neph·ri·um nef rē əm n, pl ria rē ə the capsule of connective and fatty tissue about the kidney * * * peri·neph·ri·um (per″ĭ nefґre əm)… …   Medical dictionary

  • perinephrium — perɪ nefrɪəm n. connective tissue surrounding the kidney …   English contemporary dictionary

  • perinephrium — peri·neph·ri·um …   English syllables

  • perinephrium — /pɛriˈnɛfriəm/ (say peree nefreeuhm) noun the capsule of connective tissue which envelopes the kidney. {peri + Greek nephros kidney + ium} …   Australian English dictionary

  • perinephrium — …   Useful english dictionary

  • perinephric — |perə+ adjective Etymology: New Latin perinephrium + English ic 1. : of or relating to the perinephrium 2. : occurring about or surrounding the kidney * * * perinephˈric adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • perinephritis — “+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from perinephrium + itis : inflammation of the perinephric tissue * * * perinephrīˈtis noun (medicine) Inflammation of the perinephrium • • • Main Entry: ↑perinephrium …   Useful english dictionary

  • perinephral — See perinephrium. * * * …   Universalium

  • perinephrial — Relating to the perinephrium …   Medical dictionary


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