\kˈapsjuːl], \kˈapsjuːl], \k_ˈa_p_s_j_uː_l]\
Definitions of CAPSULE
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- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Oddity Software
By Noah Webster.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
1. A membranous structure enveloping an organ or any other part, or a joint, or a tumor. 2. An anatomical structure resembling a capsule or envelope, such as the internal capsule, suprarenal capsule, etc. 3. A small sac or case of gelatin or other soluble material used to enclose powders or other drugs of disagreeable taste. 4. A shallow tray or dish used for holding staining solutions or other fluids in histological and bacteriological work.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
By Daniel Lyons
By James Champlin Fernald
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
In general, any enveloping structure containing a body distinct from itself. In anatomy, a membranous sac enveloping other structures. In pharmacy, a hollow pill made of some medicinally inactive substance, such as gelatin, designed to enclose a drug. In bacteriology, a gelatinous envelope surrounding bacteria, at times producing a slimy or viscid growth on culture media. In botany, any hollow organ containing bodies, such as seeds, that subsequently escape.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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