cap·​su·​lat·​ed ˈkap-sə-ˌlā-təd How to pronounce capsulated (audio)
: enclosed in a capsule

Word History

First Known Use

1646, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of capsulated was in 1646

Dictionary Entries Near capsulated

Cite this Entry

“Capsulated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition


cap·​su·​lat·​ed -ˌlāt-əd How to pronounce capsulated (audio)
variants also capsulate
: enclosed in a capsule
a capsulated staphylococcus
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