- 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
Stylus declinatus, Stigma subsimplex, Capsula (per junior) siliquosa.
Capsula usually beautifully pink, sometimes purple or white.Explorations in Australia, The Journals of John McDouall Stuart
John McDouall Stuart
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