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capsulated

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adjective cap·su·lat·ed \-ˌlā-təd\

Definition of capsulated

  1. :  enclosed in a capsule



1646

First Known Use of capsulated

1646


Medical Dictionary

capsulated

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adjective cap·su·lat·ed \-ˌlāt-əd\

Medical Definition of capsulated

  1. :  enclosed in a capsule <a capsulated staphylococcus>



Variants of capsulated

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capsulate

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