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English definition of “capsule”


noun [C] uk   /ˈkæp.sjuːl/ us    /-səl/

capsule noun [C] (MEDICINE)

a small container with medicine inside which you swallowMedicine in different forms

capsule noun [C] (SPACECRAFT)

the part of a spacecraft in which the people on it liveSpace travel

capsule noun [C] (IN THE BODY)

specialized medical a flexible (= not stiff or fixed) structure surrounding an organ, joint, or other structureSubstances and structures in the body
(Definition of capsule from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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