capsulate

or cap·su·lat·ed

[ kap-suh-leyt, -lit or kap-suh-ley-tid; -syoo- ]
/ ˈkæp səˌleɪt, -lɪt or ˈkæp səˌleɪ tɪd; -syʊ- /

adjective

enclosed in or formed into a capsule.

Nearby words

  1. capsular,
  2. capsular antigen,
  3. capsular cataract,
  4. capsular ligament,
  5. capsular space,
  6. capsule,
  7. capsule forceps,
  8. capsule range,
  9. capsule wardrobe,
  10. capsulitis

Origin of capsulate

From the New Latin word capsulātus, dating back to 1660–70. See capsule, -ate1

Related formscap·su·la·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for capsulation

capsulate

capsulated

/ (ˈkæpsjʊˌleɪt, -lɪt) /

adjective

within or formed into a capsule
Derived Formscapsulation, noun

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