Capsule

The seedpod of an orchid, often containing thousands, even millions, of seeds.
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capsule

(from the article `bacteria`) Many bacterial cells secrete some extracellular material in the form of a capsule or a slime layer. A slime layer is loosely associated with the ...
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capsule

(from the article `pharmaceutical industry`) Capsules are another common oral dosage form. Like tablets, capsules almost always contain inert ingredients to facilitate manufacture. There are two ... ...dosage form is the enteric coated tablet. Enteric coating prevents irritation of the stomach by the drug and protects the drug from stom...
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capsule

(kap´sәl) an enclosing structure, as a soluble container enclosing a dose of medicine. a cartilaginous, fatty, fibrous, or membranous structure enveloping another structure, organ, or part. adj., cap´sular., adj.
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capsule

[n] - a dry dehiscent seed vessel or the spore-containing structure of e.g. mosses 2. [n] - a structure that encloses a body part 3. [n] - a small container (as one holding electronic equipment) 4. [n] - a pill in the form of a small rounded container with medicine inside 5. [v] - enclose in a capsule
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Capsule

• (n.) A small cup or shell, as of metal, for a percussion cap, cartridge, etc. • (n.) A small cylindrical or spherical gelatinous envelope in which nauseous or acrid doses are inclosed to be swallowed. • (n.) A metallic seal or cover for closing a bottle. • (n.) a dry fruit or pod which is made up of several parts or carpels, a...
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capsule

<microbiology> Thick gel like material attached to the wall of gram-positive or gram-negative bacteria, giving colonies a smooth appearance. May contribute to pathogenicity by inhibiting phagocytosis. Mostly composed of very hydrophilic acidic polysaccharide, but considerable diversity exists. ... <pathology> Cellular response in invert...
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capsule

noun a pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside
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capsule

(cap) Type: Term Pronunciation: kap′sūl Definitions: 1. A membranous anatomic structure, usually dense, irregular, collagenous connective tissue, which envelops an organ, a joint, or any other part resembling a capsule or envelope. 2. A fibrous tissue layer enveloping an organ or a tumor, especially if benign. 3. A solid dosag...
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Capsule

[botany] In botany a capsule is a type of simple, dry fruit produced by many species of flowering plants. A capsule is a structure composed of two or more carpels. In Angiosperms (flowering plants), the term locule is used to refer to a chamber within the fruit. Depending on the number of locules in the ovary, fruit can be classified as uni...
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Capsule

[geometry] A capsule (from Latin capsula, `small box or chest`), or stadium of revolution, is a basic three-dimensional geometric shape consisting of a cylinder with hemispherical ends. Another name for this shape is spherocylinder. ...
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Capsule

[pharmacy] In the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, encapsulation refers to a range of dosage forms -- techniques used to enclose medicines -- in a relatively stable shell known as a capsule, allowing them to, for example, be taken orally or be used as suppositories. The two main types of capsules are: Both of these classes of capsules are ma...
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Capsule

[website] Capsule is an event planning and private group based multi-media and photo sharing social platform. Founded in 2011, it provides members with a way to share event information among group members through its website or mobile app. It has been featured in The Huffington Post and New York Mag as a top app for weddings. == History == ...
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Capsule

Cap'sule noun [ Latin capsula a little box or chest, from capsa chest, case, from capere to take, contain: confer French capsule .] 1. (Botany) a dry fruit or pod which is made up of several parts or carpels, and opens to discharge the seeds, as, the capsu...
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Capsule

1. Structure produced around certain bacteria; 2. Structure produced by the bryophyte sporophyte tha
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Capsule

1) The variable capacitor section of a condenser microphone.
2) In other types of microphones, the part of the microphone that includes the diaphragm and the active element.
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Capsule

A covering that is used on the top and at the neck of a wine bottle to protect the cork.
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Capsule

A covering that is used on the top and at the neck of a wine bottle to protect the cork.
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Capsule

A decorative foil, plastic, or mylar sleeve placed over the cork and neck of a wine bottle.
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capsule

A dehiscent, dry fruit containing many seeds.
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Capsule

A dry fruit formed from more than one carpel. When mature it opens in some manner to release its seeds.
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capsule

a dry fruit formed from two of more united carpels and dehiscing when ripe (usually by splitting into pieces or opening at summit by teeth or pores).
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capsule

a dry fruit formed from two or more united carpels and dehiscing at maturity to release the seeds. adj. capsular
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CAPSULE

A dry fruit which splits at least partially open at maturity.
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Capsule

A dry seed pod
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