microcapsule

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

Definition of microcapsule

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

microcapsule

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

Medical Definition of microcapsule

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


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