Medical Definition of Tunica fibrosa hepatis

1. A layer of connective tissue ensheathing the hepatic artery, portal vein, and bile ducts as these ramify within the liver. Synonym: capsula fibrosa perivascularis, perivascular fibrous capsule. Connective tissue capsule surrounding the outer surface of the liver, but continuous with septae of some animals which divide parenchyme into lobule, and with the perivascular fibrous capsule at the porta hepatis. Synonym: tunica fibrosa hepatis, Glisson's capsule. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tunica Fibrosa Hepatis

tunica albuginea of testis
tunica albuginea testes
tunica albuginea testis
tunica conjunctiva
tunica conjunctiva bulbi
tunica conjunctiva palpebrarum
tunica elastica
tunica externa
tunica externa oculi
tunica externa thecae folliculi
tunica extima
tunica fibrosa
tunica fibrosa bulbi
tunica fibrosa hepatis (current term)
tunica fibrosa lienis
tunica fibrosa renis
tunica fibrosa splenis
tunica interna bulbi
tunica interna thecae folliculi
tunica intima
tunica media
tunica mucosa
tunica mucosa bronchiorum
tunica mucosa cavitatis tympani
tunica mucosa coli
tunica mucosa ductus deferentis
tunica mucosa intestini tenuis

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