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microencapsulation

[ mahy-kroh-en-kap-suh-ley-shuhn, -syoo- ]
/ ˌmaɪ kroʊ ɛnˈkæp səˈleɪ ʃən, -syʊ- /
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noun Chemistry.
the process of enclosing chemical substances in microcapsules.
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Origin of microencapsulation

1960–65; micro- + encapsulation
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