the envelope of connective and fatty tissue surrounding the kidney
Origin of perinephriumModern Latin from Classical Greek perinephros, fat about the kidneys from peri-, around + nephros, kidney: see nephro-
The connective and fatty tissue surrounding a kidney.
Origin of perinephriumNew Latin from Greek perinephros fat around the kidneys peri- peri- nephros kidney
- per′i·neph′ral per′i·neph′ri·al per′i·neph′ric