capsular

[ kap-suh-ler, -syoo- ]
/ ˈkæp sə lər, -syʊ- /

adjective

of, in, or like a capsule.

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Origin of capsular

From the New Latin word capsulāris, dating back to 1670–80. See capsule, -ar1

OTHER WORDS FROM capsular

mul·ti·cap·su·lar, adjectivesub·cap·su·lar, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for subcapsular

  • When resection is impracticable, a subcapsular enucleation is performed, followed by the insertion of radium.

    Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles