- an oval-shaped tablet that is coated to facilitate swallowing.
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- a medicinal tablet, usually oval in shape, coated in a soluble substance
Word Origin for caplet
C20: cap (sule) + (tab) let
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- A smooth, coated, oval-shaped medicine tablet intended to be tamper-resistant.
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