extracapsular

[ ek-struh-kap-suh-ler, -kaps-yoo- ]
/ ˌɛk strəˈkæp sə lər, -ˈkæps yʊ- /

adjective

outside a capsule or capsular thing.

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Origin of extracapsular

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

extracapsular
[ ĕk′strə-kăpsə-lər ]

adj.

Outside of a capsule.
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