capsule

The Correct spelling is: capsule

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  • n.
    1. A small soluble container, usually made of gelatin, that encloses a dose of an oral medicine or a vitamin.
    2. Anatomy. A fibrous, membranous, or fatty sheath that encloses an organ or part, such as the sac surrounding the kidney or the fibrous tissues that surround a joint.
    3. Microbiology. A mucopolysaccharide outer shell enveloping certain bacteria.
    4. Botany.
      1. A dry dehiscent fruit that develops from two or more united carpels.
      2. The thin-walled, spore-containing structure of mosses and related plants.
    5. A space capsule.
    6. A brief summary; a condensation.
    adj.
    1. Highly condensed; very brief: a capsule description.
    2. Very small; compact.
    tr.v., -suled, -sul·ing, -sules.
    1. To enclose in or furnish with a capsule.
    2. To condense or summarize: capsuled the news.

    [French, from Latin capsula, diminutive of capsa, box.]


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