Medical Dictionary

extracapsular

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

Medical Definition of extracapsular

  1. 1:  situated outside a capsule

  2. 2of 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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