Tips and Tricks on Excretion



Kidney is covered by 3 protective layers which are as follows:
(i) Renal Capsule: It is innermost, tough protective cover made up of white fibrous connective tissue, with few elastic fibres and few muscles.
(ii) Adipose Capsule: It is the middle cover involving adipose tissue and acts as shock absorber.
(iii) Renal Fascia: It is the outermost fibrous cover linking it with the abdominal wall.

Malpighian Capsule: The complex formed by glomerulus, connective tissue and Bowman's capsule is called Malphighian capsule, renal capsule or Malpighian body.

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