microcapsule


mi·cro·cap·sule

noun \ˈmī-krō-ˌkap-səl, -(ˌ)sül also -ˌsyül\

Definition of MICROCAPSULE

:  a tiny capsule containing material (as an adhesive or a medicine) that is released when the capsule is broken, melted, or dissolved

First Known Use of MICROCAPSULE

1961

mi·cro·cap·sule

noun \ˈmī-krō-ˌkap-səl, -(ˌ)sül\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MICROCAPSULE

: a tiny capsule containing material (as a medicine) that is released when the capsule is broken, melted, or dissolved

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