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capsule    : [k'æpsəl]
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 capsule of the poppy, the flax, the lily, etc.
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2. (Chem.)
(a) A small saucer of clay for roasting or melting samples
of ores, etc.; a scorifier.
(b) a small, shallow, evaporating dish, usually of
porcelain.
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3. (Med.) A small cylindrical or spherical gelatinous
envelope in which nauseous or acrid doses are inclosed to
be swallowed.
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4. (Anat.) A membranous sac containing fluid, or investing an
organ or joint; as, the capsule of the lens of the eye.
Also, a capsulelike organ.
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5. A metallic seal or cover for closing a bottle.
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6. A small cup or shell, as of metal, for a percussion cap,
cartridge, etc.
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{Atrabiliary capsule}. See under {Atrabiliary}.

{Glisson's capsule}, a membranous envelope, entering the
liver along with the portal vessels and insheathing the
latter in their course through the organ.

{Suprarenal capsule}, a ductless gland secreting epinephrine,
norepinephrine, and steroid hormones, on the upper end of
each kidney. It is also called the {adrenal gland},
{glandula suprarenalis}, {suprarenal gland}, {epinephros},
{atrabiliary capsule}, and {adrenal capsule}.
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capsule
n 1: a small container
2: a pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container
with medicine inside
3: a dry dehiscent seed vessel or the spore-containing structure
of e.g. mosses
4: a shortened version of a written work [synonym: {condensation},
{abridgement}, {abridgment}, {capsule}]
5: a structure that encloses a body part
6: a spacecraft designed to transport people and support human
life in outer space [synonym: {space capsule}, {capsule}]
7: a pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in
the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by
parachute [synonym: {ejection seat}, {ejector seat}, {capsule}]
v 1: enclose in a capsule [synonym: {capsule}, {capsulate},
{capsulize}, {capsulise}]
2: put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume; "capsulize
the news" [synonym: {encapsulate}, {capsule}, {capsulize},
{capsulise}]

180 Moby Thesaurus words for "capsule":
Earth insertion, LEM, LM, abbreviated, abbreviation, abbreviature,
abrege, abridge, abridged, abridgment, abstract, abstracted,
amnion, apogee, attitude-control rocket, bag, ballistic capsule,
bark, barrel, basket, bladder, bleb, blister, bobbed, boll, bolus,
botany, bottle, box, box up, bran, brief, burn, burr, calyx, can,
canned, capsulize, capsulized, carton, case, cask, cell, chaff,
clipped, cod, compend, compressed, condensation, condense,
condensed, condensed version, conspectus, corn shuck, cornhusk,
crate, cropped, curtailed, cut short, cyst, deep-space ship,
digest, digested, docked, docking, docking maneuver, draft, elided,
elliptic, encase, encyst, epitome, ferry rocket, fistula, follicle,
fuel ship, gallbladder, hamper, head, hull, husk, injection,
insertion, jacket, jar, legume, legumen, loculus, lozenge,
lunar excursion module, lunar module, manned rocket, marsupium,
module, moon ship, mowed, mown, multistage rocket, nipped,
nutshell, orbit, outline, overview, pack, package, palea, pandect,
parcel, parking orbit, pease cod, peel, pericarp, perigee, pill,
pocket, pod, pollard, polled, pot, potted, precis, pruned, reaped,
reentry, review, rind, rocket, rubric, sac, saccule, sacculus,
saccus, sack, scrotum, seed pod, seed vessel, seedbox, seedcase,
shaved, sheared, shell, short-cut, shorten, shortened,
shortened version, shuck, shuttle rocket, silique, sinus, skeleton,
sketch, sketch out, skin, snub, snubbed, soft landing, sound,
space capsule, space docking, space rocket, spacecraft, spaceship,
stomach, summarize, survey, syllabus, synopsis, synopsize, tablet,
tank, thumbnail sketch, tin, topical outline, trimmed, troche,
udder, vasculum, ventricle, vesica, vesicle



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