capsule

  • 1 capsule — [ kapsyl ] n. f. • 1532 capsule du cœur; lat. capsula « petite boîte », de capsa → caisse 1 ♦ Anat. Formation anatomique qui a une disposition en enveloppe. Capsule articulaire. Capsule synoviale. Capsules surrénales. ♢ Capsule de Tenon :… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Capsule — Cap sule (k[a^]p s[=u]l), n. [L. capsula a little box or chest, fr. capsa chest, case, fr. capere to take, contain: cf. F. capsule.] 1. (Bot.) a dry fruit or pod which is made up of several parts or carpels, and opens to discharge the seeds, as,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Capsule — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Capsule Información personal Origen Japón …

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  • 4 Capsule — has many meanings in medicine including the following: {{}}In medicine, a membranous structure that envelops an organ, a joint, tumor, or any other part of the body. It is usually made up of dense collagen containing connective tissue. In… …

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  • 5 Capsule — (jap.カプセル, zu Deutsch „Kapsel“) ist eine japanische Elektropop Gruppe. Die Gruppe besteht aus der Sängerin Toshiko Koshijima und dem Produzenten und Musiker Yasutaka Nakata, der auch Produzent der Elektropop Gruppe Perfume ist. Die Gruppe wurde… …

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  • 6 capsule — (n.) 1650s, from Fr. capsule a membranous sac (16c.), from L. capsula small boat or chest, dim. of capsa box, case, chest (see CASE (Cf. case) (n.2)). Medical sense is 1875; shortened form cap is from 1942. Sense in space capsule is first… …

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  • 7 capsule — [kap′səl, kap′syo͞ol] n. [Fr < L capsula, dim. of capsa, box: see CASE2] 1. Obs. a small case or sheath ☆ 2. a small, soluble gelatin container for enclosing a dose of medicine 3. ☆ a) an ejectable airplane cockpit b) …

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  • 8 capsule — [adj] shortened form abridged, canned, condensed, epitomized, pocket, potted, tabloid; concepts 531,773 capsule [n] tablet, usually medicine bolus, cap, dose, lozenge, pellet, pill, troche; concepts 260,307 …

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  • 9 capsule — ► NOUN 1) a small soluble case of gelatin containing a dose of medicine, swallowed whole. 2) a small case or container. 3) a space capsule. 4) Botany a dry fruit that releases its seeds by bursting open when ripe. DERIVATIVES capsular adjective… …

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  • 10 capsule — I noun abbreviation, abrege, abridgment, abstract, analysis, brief, capitulation, compend, compendium, compression, condensation, conspectus, contents, digest, epitome, essence, minute, note, outline, pandect, precis, recapitulation, reduction,… …

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  • 11 capsule — CAPSULE. s. f. Terme de Botanique. Il se dit de cette partie de la plante qui renferme les semences et les graines. En Anatomie, on donne ce nom à des membranes qui enveloppent les articulations …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 12 Capsule — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Capsule », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) En biologie En botanique, une capsule est une… …

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  • 13 Capsule — The word capsule, or encapsulation, may refer to:* Capsule (anatomy), a cover or envelope partly or wholly surrounding a structure. * Capsule (fruit), a type of dry fruit like the poppy, iris or foxgloveVerify source|date=September 2007. *… …

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  • 14 capsule — [[t]kæ̱psjuːl, AM kæ̱ps(ə)l[/t]] capsules 1) N COUNT A capsule is a very small tube containing powdered or liquid medicine, which you swallow. ...cod liver oil capsules... You can also take red ginseng in convenient tablet or capsule form. 2) N… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 capsule — /kap seuhl, soohl, syoohl/, n., v., capsuled, capsuling, adj. n. 1. Pharm. a gelatinous case enclosing a dose of medicine. 2. Biol. a. a membranous sac or integument. b. either of two strata of white matter in the cerebrum. c. the sporangium of… …

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  • 16 CAPSULE — s. f. T. de Botan. Enveloppe sèche, et ordinairement formée de plusieurs pièces, qui renferme les semences ou graines de certaines plantes. La balsamine porte des capsules qui éclatent dès qu on les touche. Les têtes de pavot sont des capsules.… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 17 Capsule — Для улучшения этой статьи желательно?: Найти и оформить в виде сносок ссылки на авторитетные источники, подтверждающие написанное. Дополнить статью (статья слишком короткая либо содержит лишь словарное определение) …

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  • 18 capsule — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ gelatin ▪ cyanide, fish oil, vitamin VERB + CAPSULE ▪ swallow, take ▪ …

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  • 19 capsule — cap•sule [[t]ˈkæp səl, sul, syul[/t]] n. v. suled, sul•ing, adj. 1) pha a gelatinous case enclosing a dose of medicine 2) bio a) a membranous sac or integument of the body b) either of two strata of white matter in the cerebrum c) the sporangium… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 capsule — Synonyms and related words: Earth insertion, LEM, LM, abbreviated, abbreviation, abbreviature, abrege, abridge, abridged, abridgment, abstract, abstracted, amnion, apogee, attitude control rocket, bag, ballistic capsule, bark, barrel, basket,… …

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