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fibrous capsule


Definition: any fibrous envelope of a part; the fibrous capsule of an organ.

Synonym(s): capsula fibrosaTA, stratum fibrosumTA, tunica fibrosaTA, stratum fibrosum capsulae articularis

See Also: fibrous layer

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