microcapsule

noun mi·cro·cap·sule \ ˈmī-krō-ˌkap-səl , -(ˌ)sül also -ˌsyül \

Definition of microcapsule

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

First Known Use of microcapsule

1961

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microcapsule

noun mi·cro·cap·sule \ ˈmī-krō-ˌkap-səl, -(ˌ)sül \

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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