extracapsular

[ek-struh-kap-suh-ler, -kaps-yoo-]
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adjective

outside a capsule or capsular thing.

Origin of extracapsular

First recorded in 1880–85; extra- + capsular
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extracapsular

[ĕk′strə-kăpsə-lər]

adj.

Outside of a capsule.
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