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.)
Latin corpus adiposum pararenale
Gray's subject #253 1220
Dorlands/Elsevier c_56/12260313

Behind the fascia renalis is a considerable quantity of fat, which constitutes the paranephric body (or paranephric fat or pararenal fat.)

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