cap·​su·​lar | \ ˈkap-sə-lər How to pronounce capsular (audio) \

Definition of capsular

1 : of, relating to, or resembling a capsule

Examples of capsular in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For Milan, new summer signing Theo Hernandez, who joined for €18m from Real Madrid, seems unlikely to recover from his capsular rupture but should be back for the following matches., "Verona vs Milan Preview: Where to Watch, Buy Tickets, Live Stream, Kick Off Time & Team News," 12 Sep. 2019 Some capsular devices, such as ingestible endoscopes (pillcams), are simply swallowed, making their location hard to pinpoint even in live patients. Melissa Jayne Kinsey, Slate Magazine, "Going Out With a Bang," 26 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of capsular

1708, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Capsular.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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cap·​su·​lar | \ ˈkap-sə-lər How to pronounce capsular (audio) \

Medical Definition of capsular

: of, relating to, affecting, or resembling a capsule a capsular structure

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