Medical Dictionary

encapsulate

verb en·cap·su·late \in-ˈkap-sə-ˌlāt\
en·cap·su·lat·eden·cap·su·lat·ing

Medical Definition of ENCAPSULATE

transitive verb
:  to surround, encase, or protect in or as if in a capsule <DNA has been encapsulated in microspheres—Paul Smaglik>
intransitive verb
:  to become encapsulated <a bacillus that encapsulates in the human body>
en·cap·su·la·tion \-ˌkap-sə-ˈlā-shən\ noun
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