Glisson's capsule

noun

Glis·​son's capsule ˈglis-ᵊnz- How to pronounce Glisson's capsule (audio)
: an investment of loose connective tissue entering the liver with the portal vessels and sheathing the larger vessels in their course through the organ

called also capsule of Glisson

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“Glisson's capsule.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Glisson%27s%20capsule. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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