capsulorrhaphy cap·su·lor·rha·phy (kāp’sə-lôr’ə-fē)
Suture of a tear in a capsule, especially of a joint capsule to prevent recurring dislocation.
capsulotomy capsulotomy cap·su·lot·o·my (kāp’sə-lŏt’ə-mē) n. Incision into a capsule, especially that of the crystalline lens of the eye, as to remove cataracts. Historical Examples capsulotomy is the division of the opaque capsular membrane left after a cataract has been removed. A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4) Various Although the operation of discission […]
Military. captain. Contemporary Examples “It sees what the fire is doing,” said capt. Will Martin of the California National Guard. Can a Drone Save Yosemite? Christine Pelisek August 28, 2013 Another American officer, capt. Edwin Glenn, was convicted of cruelty in a non-fatal turn-of-the-century case in the Philippines. The Luxury Homes That Torture and Your […]
- Captain abstraction
captain abstraction The champion of the principles of abstraction and modularity, who protects unwary students on MIT’s course 6.001 from the nefarious designs of Sergeant Spaghetticode and his vile concrete programming practices. See also spaghetti code. (1994-11-22)
- Captain’s bed
a bed consisting of a shallow box with drawers in the side and a mattress on top.