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Caplet

[kap-lit]
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Pharmacology, Trademark.
  1. an oval-shaped tablet that is coated to facilitate swallowing.
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British Dictionary definitions for caplet

caplet

noun
  1. a medicinal tablet, usually oval in shape, coated in a soluble substance

Word Origin

C20: cap (sule) + (tab) let
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caplet in Medicine

caplet

(kăplĭt)
n.
  1. A smooth, coated, oval-shaped medicine tablet intended to be tamper-resistant.
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