intracapsular

adjective
in·​tra·​cap·​su·​lar | \ -ˈkap-sə-lər How to pronounce intracapsular (audio) \

Medical Definition of intracapsular

1 : situated or occurring within a capsule
2 of a cataract operation : involving removal of the entire lens and its capsule — compare extracapsular sense 2

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“Intracapsular.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/intracapsular. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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