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[per-uh-nef-ree-uh m] /ˌpɛr əˈnɛf ri əm/

noun, plural perinephria
[per-uh-nef-ree-uh] /ˌpɛr əˈnɛf ri ə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
the capsule of connective tissue that envelops the kidney.
noun (pl) -ria (-rɪə)
(anatomy) the fatty and connective tissue surrounding the kidney

perinephrium per·i·neph·ri·um (pěr’ə-něf’rē-əm)
n. pl. per·i·neph·ri·a (-rē-ə)
The connective and fatty tissues surrounding a kidney.
per’i·neph’ral (-něf’rəl) or per’i·neph’ri·al (-rē-əl) or per’i·neph’ric (-rĭk) adj.


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