Caplet

[kap-lit]

Pharmacology, Trademark.

an oval-shaped tablet that is coated to facilitate swallowing.

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British Dictionary definitions for caplet

caplet

noun

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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Medicine definitions for caplet

caplet

[kăplĭt]

n.

A smooth, coated, oval-shaped medicine tablet intended to be tamper-resistant.

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