capsula fibrosa capsula fi·bro·sa (fī-brō’sə)
n. pl. capsulae fi·bro·sae (fī-brō’sē’)
of, in, or like a capsule. Historical Examples Rhododendron tribe, characterized by capsular fruit, seed with a loose coat, deciduous petals and anthers without appendages. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7 Various capsular: in the form of a capsule or little cup-like container. Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology John. B. Smith There […]
- Capsular antigen
capsular antigen capsular antigen n. An antigen found only in the capsules of certain microorganisms.
- Capsular cataract
capsular cataract capsular cataract n. A cataract in which the opacity affects the capsule only.
- Capsular ligament
capsular ligament capsular ligament n. The thickened portions of the fibrous membrane of an articular capsule. Historical Examples There was no appearance of inflammation, however, on the exterior of the capsular ligament. On the origin of inflammation of the veins Henry Lee The weakest part of the capsular ligament lies opposite the lower and back […]