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Fibrous capsule of Glisson
Latin capsula fibrosa perivascularis
Gray's subject #246 1157

Glisson's capsule is a collagenous capsule covering the external surface of the liver.

It is covered by a single layer of mesothelial cells. A capsule for fibrous cells or tissues, as that surrounding the kidney and thyroid.

It is named for Francis Glisson.[1]


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