Medical Dictionary

extracapsular

adjective ex·tra·cap·su·lar \ -ˈkap-sə-lər, esp British -ˈkap-syu̇-lər \

medical Definition of extracapsular

1 : situated outside a capsule
2 of a cataract operation : involving removal of the front part of the capsule and the central part of the lens — compare intracapsular 2

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