Capsular



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 was no appearance of inflammation, however, on the exterior of the capsular ligament.
On the origin of inflammation of the veins Henry Lee

The ligaments are femerotibial, femeropatellar and capsular.
Lameness of the Horse John Victor Lacroix

The capsular ligament, except in hydrops, is the seat of connective-tissue overgrowth, and tends to become contracted and rigid.
Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

This latter form, known as capsular, is usually found in connection with joints which possess a free and extended movement.
Special Report on Diseases of the Horse United States Department of Agriculture

This capsular membrane is the first appearance of the membrana granulosa.
The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1 Francis Maitland Balfour

The capsular arteries, small in size, run outward from the aorta to end in the supra-renal capsules.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6 Various

Cistella, sis-tel′a, n. the capsular shield of some lichens.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various

The weakest part of the capsular ligament lies opposite the lower and back part of the joint.
Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities–Head–Neck. Sixth Edition. Alexander Miles

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