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capsule of Tenon
Tenonian Te*no"ni*an, a. (Anat.) Discovered or described by M. Tenon, a French anatomist. Tenonian capsule (Anat.), a lymphatic space inclosed by a delicate membrane or fascia (the fascia of Tenon) between the eyeball and the fat of the orbit; -- called also capsule of Tenon.
capsules
Atrabiliary At`ra*bil"ia*ry, a. 1. Of or pertaining to atra bilis or black bile, a fluid formerly supposed to be produced by the kidneys. 2. Melancholic or hypohondriac; atrabilious; -- from the supposed predominance of black bile, to the influence of which the ancients attributed hypochondria, melancholy, and mania. Atrabiliary arteries, capsules, and veins (Anat.), those pertaining to the kidney; -- called also renal arteries, capsules, and veins.
capsules or corpuscles
Malpighian Mal*pi"ghi*an, a. (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or discovered by, Marcello Malpighi, an Italian anatomist of the 17th century. Malhighian capsules or corpuscles, the globular dilatations, containing the glomeruli or Malpighian tufts, at the extremities of the urinary tubules of the kidney. Malpighian corpuscles of the spleen, masses of adenoid tissue connected with branches of the splenic artery.
Ovicapsule
Ovicapsule O`vi*cap"sule, n. [Ovum + capsule.] 1. (Anat) The outer layer of a Graafian follicle. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Same as O["o]theca.
renal capsules
Suprarenal Su`pra*re"nal, a. (Anat.) Situated above, or anterior to, the kidneys. -- n. A suprarenal capsule. Suprarenal capsules (Anat.), two small bodies of unknown function in front of, or near, the kidneys in most vertebrates. Also called renal capsules, and suprarenal bodies.
Renal capsules
Renal capsules or glands, the suprarenal capsules. See under Capsule. Renal casts, Renal colic. (Med.) See under Cast, and Colic.
Suprarenal capsules
Suprarenal Su`pra*re"nal, a. (Anat.) Situated above, or anterior to, the kidneys. -- n. A suprarenal capsule. Suprarenal capsules (Anat.), two small bodies of unknown function in front of, or near, the kidneys in most vertebrates. Also called renal capsules, and suprarenal bodies.
Synovial capsule
Synovial Syn*o"vi*al, a. [Cf. F. synovial.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to synovia; secreting synovia. Synovial capsule, a closed sac of synovial membrane situated between the articular surfaces at diarthrodial joints. Synovial fluid, synovia. Synovial membrane, the dense and very smooth connective tissue membrane which secretes synovia and surrounds synovial capsules and other synovial cavities.
Tenonian capsule
Tenonian Te*no"ni*an, a. (Anat.) Discovered or described by M. Tenon, a French anatomist. Tenonian capsule (Anat.), a lymphatic space inclosed by a delicate membrane or fascia (the fascia of Tenon) between the eyeball and the fat of the orbit; -- called also capsule of Tenon.
Two-capsuled
Two-capsuled Two"-cap`suled, a. (Bot.) Having two distinct capsules; bicapsular.

Meaning of Capsule from wikipedia

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- adipose capsule is sometimes included in the structure of the renal capsule. It provides some protection from trauma and damage. The renal capsule is surrounded...
- The external capsule is a series of white matter fiber tracts in the brain. These fibers run between the most lateral (toward the side of the head) segment...
- In anatomy, a joint capsule or articular capsule is an envelope surrounding a synovial joint. Each joint capsule has two parts: an outer fibrous layer...
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