- outside a capsule or capsular thing.
Origin of extracapsular
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Extracapsular body very voluminous, foamy, with innumerable alveoles in the jelly, and many xanthell between them.
The extracapsular calymma is an alveolated sphere, the diameter of which is six to eight times that of the capsule.
The composition and significance of these extracapsular pigments are not completely known.
The rapidity and character of the extracapsular currents are subject to great variations.
Extracapsular jelly-envelope very thin, contains small yellow bodies (zooxanthell).
- Outside of a capsule.
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