Perivascular fibrous capsule

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perivascular fibrous capsule per·i·vas·cu·lar fibrous capsule (pěr'ə-vās'kyə-lər)
n.
A layer of connective tissue ensheathing the hepatic artery, portal vein, and bile ducts as they ramify within the liver. Also called Glisson's capsule.

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