Glisson's capsule

noun
Glis·​son's capsule | \ ˈglis-ᵊnz- How to pronounce Glisson's capsule (audio) \

Medical Definition of Glisson's capsule

: 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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/glisson. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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