[kap-suh-ler, -syoo-]


of, in, or like a capsule.

Origin of capsular

From the New Latin word capsulāris, dating back to 1670–80. See capsule, -ar1
Related formsmul·ti·cap·su·lar, adjectivesub·cap·su·lar, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for subcapsular

Historical Examples of subcapsular

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

    Manual of Surgery

    Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles