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Definition of "capsular" [cap•su•lar]

  • Of, relating to, or resembling a capsule. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "capsular" in a sentence
  • "It's called capsular contracture … Women with capsular contracture often end up with disfigured breasts and pain."
  • "The greatest concerns being rupture, pain, what is known as capsular contracture -- that's where the capsule around the implant actually contracts, that can be quite painful -- disfigurement and severe infection."
  • "The second is the tissue reaction, what's called capsular contraction when the implants actually harden in contact with silicon."