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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.
(a) A small saucer of clay for roasting or melting samples
of ores, etc.; a scorifier.
(b) a small, shallow, evaporating dish, usually of
3. (Med.) A small cylindrical or spherical gelatinous
envelope in which nauseous or acrid doses are inclosed to
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.
5. A metallic seal or cover for closing a bottle.
6. A small cup or shell, as of metal, for a percussion cap,
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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