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encapsulate

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verb en·cap·su·late \in-ˈkap-sə-ˌlāt\

Medical Definition of encapsulate

en·cap·su·lat·eden·cap·su·lat·ing

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to surround, encase, or protect in or as if in a capsule <DNA has been encapsulated in microspheres—Paul Smaglik>

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to become encapsulated <a bacillus that encapsulates in the human body>

  5. en·cap·su·la·tion \-ˌkap-sə-ˈlā-shən\play noun




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