Definition of Capsules

1. Noun. (plural of capsule) ¹

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Definition of Capsules

1. capsule [v] - See also: capsule

Medical Definition of Capsules

1. Hard or soft, soluble containers of a suitable substance, for enclosing a dose of medicine, usually for oral administration. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Capsules

capsular cataract
capsular cirrhosis of liver
capsular flap pyeloplasty
capsular glaucoma
capsular ligament
capsular precipitation reaction
capsular space
capsule cell
capsule forceps
capsules (current term)
capsulolenticular cataract

Literary usage of Capsules

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

1. Report by New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station Botanical Dept (1908)
"Shortly after the floral parts fell away, it was noted that the capsules that were resulting from the pollination of the D. Mete- loides upon either D. ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1859)
"Bronzed Skin and Healthy Supra-renal capsules.—Dr. HARI. ... On postmortem examination, however, the capsules were found perfectly healthy in every respect, ..."

3. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1912)
"Up to the present the egg-capsules of four species of ... It is a fair inference, therefore, in view of the ultra specialization of these capsules, ..."

4. The Venom of Heloderma by Leo Loeb (1913)
"The sacs were first tested with water and only capsules that were ... We found the venom gradually passed out of the capsules and was absorbed by the ..."

5. Manual of Botany for North America: Containing Generic and Specific by Amos Eaton (1836)
"capsules in oblong or oval spots, arranged in regular rows on both sides of, ... capsules arranged in a continued line along the very margin of the frond: ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1899)
"It is upon the subject of " Elastic capsules," and is written by Mr. Preissler, ... The elastic capsules have become quite a fad with some physicians, ..."

7. The Morbid Anatomy of Some of the Most Important Parts of the Human Body by Matthew Baillie (1833)
"Abscesses in the Renal capsules. THE Renal capsules are very seldom ... IT has occurred to me to see only one instance of Scrofula in the Renal capsules. ..."

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