Definition of decapsulate in English:

decapsulate

Syllabification: de·cap·su·late
Pronunciation: /dēˈkapso͝oˌlāt
 
/

verb

[with object] Surgery
  • Remove the capsule or covering from (a kidney or other encapsulated organ).
    More example sentences
    • Grossly, the spleen was mostly decapsulated, and microscopic examination showed a pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.

Derivatives

decapsulation

Pronunciation: /dēˌkapso͝oˈlāSHən/
noun
More example sentences
  • We provide 2 new cases of splenic cysts treated with partial laparoscopic decapsulation using harmonic scalpel.

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