[ kăp′sə-lə ]
n. pl. cap•su•lae (-lē′)
A membranous structure, usually dense collagenous connective tissue, that envelops an organ, joint, or other part.
An anatomical structure resembling a capsule or envelope.
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Examples from the Web for capsula
It cannot be put into a bottle, but must remain in the capsula, where dried.
Petala 5, unguiculata coronata ad faucem, Capsula 3-locularis.The Botanical Magazine, Vol. 4|William Curtis
Stylus declinatus, Stigma subsimplex, Capsula (per junior) siliquosa.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The|William Griffith