Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Urinary system > Kidney > Renal fascia > Paranephric fat



Behind the fascia renalis is a considerable quantity of fat, which constitutes the paranephric body (Paranephric fat). The kidney is held in position partly through the attachment of the renal fascia and partly by the apposition of the neighboring viscera.


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