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, in the meaning defined above

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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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