[ mahy-kroh-kap-suhl, -sool, -syool ]
/ ˈmaɪ kroʊˌkæp səl, -sul, -syul /
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a tiny capsule, 20–150 microns in diameter, used for slow-release application of drugs, pesticides, flavors, etc.
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He and one of his lab technicians tried to create iodine microcapsules with a thin, water-resistant coating around each particle, to form a barrier between the iodine and the iron.One man’s crusade to end a global scourge with better salt|Katie McLean|December 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review