[ kap-lit ]
/ ˈkæp lɪt /
an oval-shaped tablet that is coated to facilitate swallowing.
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British Dictionary definitions for Caplet
/ (ˈkæplɪt) /
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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Medical definitions for Caplet
[ kăp′lĭt ]
A smooth, coated, oval-shaped medicine tablet intended to be tamper-resistant.
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