Definition of Capsular

1. Adjective. Resembling a capsule. "The capsular ligament is a sac surrounding the articular cavity of a freely movable joint and attached to the bones"

Category relationships: Anatomy, General Anatomy
Partainyms: Capsule

2. Adjective. Of or relating to a capsule.
Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
Derivative terms: Capsule, Capsule, Capsule, Capsule
Partainyms: Capsule

Definition of Capsular

1. a. Of or pertaining to a capsule; having the nature of a capsule; hollow and fibrous.

Definition of Capsular

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or resembling a capsule. ¹

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Definition of Capsular

1. enclosed and compact [adj]

Medical Definition of Capsular

1. Relating to any capsule. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Capsular

capsula articularis cricoarytenoidea
capsula articularis cricothyroidea
capsula cordis
capsula externa
capsula extrema
capsula fibrosa
capsula fibrosa glandulae thyroideae
capsula fibrosa perivascularis
capsula fibrosa renis
capsula glomeruli
capsula interna
capsula lentis
capsula lienis
capsula vasculosa lentis
capsular (current term)
capsular advancement
capsular antigen
capsular branches of renal artery
capsular cataract
capsular cirrhosis of liver
capsular flap pyeloplasty
capsular glaucoma
capsular ligament
capsular precipitation reaction
capsular space

Literary usage of Capsular

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Practical treatise on the diseases of the eye by William Mackenzie, Thomas Wharton Jones (1855)
"capsular CATARACT. The anterior and posterior walls of the capsule may ... Hence are recognized anterior capsular cataract, and posterior capsular cataract. ..."

2. A Treatise on the diseases of the eye by William Lawrence (1854)
"The posterior capsular cataract has not that glistening white colour which distinguishes the anterior, because it is seen through the lens, ..."

3. The Crystalline Lens System: Its Embryology, Anatomy, Physiological by Louis Stricker (1898)
"Control experiments were made at the same time with normal capsular substance. ... capsular cicatrices and capsular cataracts gave identically the same ..."

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