microcapsule

noun
mi·​cro·​cap·​sule | \ ˈmī-krō-ˌkap-səl How to pronounce microcapsule (audio) , -(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, in the meaning defined above

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“Microcapsule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microcapsule. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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microcapsule

noun
mi·​cro·​cap·​sule | \ ˈmī-krō-ˌkap-səl, -(ˌ)sül How to pronounce microcapsule (audio) \

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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