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fibrous capsule of spleen


Definition: the fibrous capsule of the spleen, containing collagen, elastic fibers, and smooth muscle.

Synonym(s): capsula splenicaTA, capsula lienisTA, tunica fibrosa splenica, tunica fibrosa lienis, tunica propria lienis

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