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Capsule vs. Capsulize

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Capsulenoun

(physiology) A membranous envelope.

Capsulizeverb

To enclose (a medication etc) in a capsule.

Capsulenoun

(botany) A type of simple, dehiscent, dry fruit (seed-case) produced by many species of flowering plants, such as poppy, lily, orchid, willow and cotton.

Capsulizeverb

To make into a concise form; to encapsulate.

Capsulenoun

(botany) A sporangium, especially in bryophytes.

Capsulizeverb

enclose in a capsule

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Capsulenoun

(anatomy) A tough, fibrous layer surrounding an organ such as the kidney or liver

Capsulizeverb

put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume;

‘capsulize the news’;

Capsulenoun

(anatomy) A membrane that surrounds the eyeball

Capsulenoun

A detachable part of a rocket or spacecraft (usually in the nose) containing the crew's living space.

Capsulenoun

(pharmacy) A small container containing a dose of medicine.

Capsulenoun

A weasel.

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Capsulenoun

in a brief, condensed or compact form

Capsulenoun

(winemaking) The covering — formerly lead or tin, now often plastic — over the cork at the top of the wine bottle.

Capsulenoun

A small clay saucer for roasting or melting samples of ores, etc.; a scorifier.

Capsulenoun

A small, shallow evaporating dish, usually of porcelain.

Capsulenoun

A small cup or shell, often of metal, for a percussion cap, cartridge, etc.

Capsuleverb

(transitive) To form (medicine, etc.) into capsules.

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Capsuleverb

(transitive) To encapsulate or summarize.

Capsulenoun

a dry fruit or pod which is made up of several parts or carpels, and opens to discharge the seeds, as, the capsule of the poppy, the flax, the lily, etc.

Capsulenoun

A small saucer of clay for roasting or melting samples of ores, etc.; a scorifier.

Capsulenoun

A small cylindrical or spherical gelatinous envelope in which nauseous or acrid doses are inclosed to be swallowed.

Capsulenoun

A membranous sac containing fluid, or investing an organ or joint; as, the capsule of the lens of the eye. Also, a capsulelike organ.

Capsulenoun

A metallic seal or cover for closing a bottle.

Capsulenoun

A small cup or shell, as of metal, for a percussion cap, cartridge, etc.

Capsulenoun

a small container

Capsulenoun

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

Capsulenoun

a dry dehiscent seed vessel or the spore-containing structure of e.g. mosses

Capsulenoun

a shortened version of a written work

Capsulenoun

a structure that encloses a body part

Capsulenoun

a spacecraft designed to transport people and support human life in outer space

Capsulenoun

a pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachute

Capsuleverb

enclose in a capsule

Capsuleverb

put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume;

‘capsulize the news’;

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