Su`pra*re"nal (?), a. Anat.

Situated above, or anterior to, the kidneys.

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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.

 

© Webster 1913.

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