microencapsulation

[mahy-kroh-en-kap-suh-ley-shuh n, -syoo-]

noun Chemistry.

the process of enclosing chemical substances in microcapsules.

Nearby words

  1. microecology,
  2. microeconomics,
  3. microelectrode,
  4. microelectronics,
  5. microelectrophoresis,
  6. microencephaly,
  7. microenvironment,
  8. microerythrocyte,
  9. microevolution,
  10. microfarad

Origin of microencapsulation

1960–65; micro- + encapsulation

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